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Rhone Valley Rarities

Based in south-east France, the Rhône Valley runs from north to south following the meander of the Rhône river. Spanning around 150 miles in total, the region is home to many different micro climates and soil types and is split into two distinct…
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Back to the Futures

The 'en primeur' system for selling classified Bordeaux pre-release is well established and has been at the forefront of the fine wine market for many years, but in recent years enthusiasm for this market mechanism has waned.  Could this…

The Long Term View

The wine market has been challenged like any other following the widespread disruption caused by Covid-19 but depending on your outlook there remains plenty to be optimistic about. When trade started to slow down the obvious knee-jerk reaction…

Q1 Review: Changing Shape of the Market

Will Covid-19 simply accelerate the inevitable? Our previous article looked at the wine investment market's initial reaction to the Covid-19 outbreak, and there was plenty to be optimistic about. With many wine merchants reporting a sharp uptick in sales since the Coronavirus lockdown, has this demand been echoed in the fine wine investment market?

A Sparkling Gem – 2002 Salon 'Le Mesnil'​ Takes Our Q1 Top Spot

With the first quarter of 2020 behind us, we take a closer look at our Q1 best seller and its price performance within the market.   Sparkling wines from the Champagne region of France have been steadily gathering momentum for a number…

How has Covid-19 Affected the Wine Investment Market

Wine has a proven track record of stability during some of harshest financial storms This is a concerning time for everyone but investors have had a very bumpy ride via the global equities markets and its knock-on effects. Following Boris…

Global uncertainty due to Covid-19 pandemic - fine wine proving to be a ray of hope

  One of the main draws for many over the years has been the low correlation to equity markets.   The spread of Covid-19 is gripping the World, Europe has now become the epicentre, markets have been reeling, casualties are…

2018 Fevre & Bouchard Burgundy Tasting

Just over a year ago I travelled to Cheshire to the funeral of a priest in whose church choir in North London I had sung many years ago. I’d not seen his two daughters for about thirty years, so it was good to catch up with them, but I was…
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The Italian Revolution

Gabrilele Gori of VNK and The Italian Revolution dropped by the Cult & Boutique Show to speak with us about his ventures in hospitality and his journey through the trade. Click below to watch the full video on YouTube, a transcript can…
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Our Wine Market Predictions for 2020

We're very proud to announce that we recently launched our new podcast series The Cult & Boutique Show.  Filmed at our offices in Richmond-upon-Thames and published on YouTube, Spotify and Soundcloud, the show aims to shine a light on…
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Cult & Boutique meets Mr Barossa

Last week we held an exclusive tasting hosted by sixth-generation grape grower Adrian Hoffmann of Dimchurch Vineyards & Chris Ringland Wines.  Held at The Ivy Cafe in Richmond-upon-Thames and attended by a number of Cult & Boutique…

The Ongoing March of Italian Fine Wine

It's no secret to us that Italian fine wine has been making great price movements in recent years but market statistics have recently placed Italy just behind Burgundy in terms of the growth it has delivered.

Californian Wildfires

It has almost become 'the norm' to hear about various wildfires breaking out in different locations annually around the world.

Why Choose Fine Wine Over Stocks and Shares?

When thinking about investing, most people only think about stocks, shares and other traditional services provided by banking and financial institutions. However, other types of investment are becoming increasingly more popular

The Importance of Good Storage

We use the services of London City Bond’s Vinotheque facility in Burton-upon-Trent. Unlike many other bonded warehouses available, Vinotheque is dedicated to the storage of fine wines only, which offers a more mindful approach to handling and storage of your wine.

Marchesi Antinori Tignanello 2009

One of Italy’s world renowned Super Tuscan wines, Marchesi Antinori’s Tignanello has shown some very impressive growth in recent years.

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Ermitage Cuvee Cathelin 2009

Rarity can be one of the biggest driving forces in the wine market and from this perspective, Chave’s Cuvee Cathelin fits the bill.

Opus One 2010

This wine from the famous Napa Valley in California has been a great diversification for those looking to see what the new world has to offer.

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000

One of the famous Bordeaux ‘First Growths’, this wine is a well known powerhouse within the fine wine market.

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti ‘La Tache’ 2009

Hailing from Burgundy, twelve bottle cases of 2009 La Tache could be picked up in January 2014 for around £23,000.

Historical Examples of 5 Year Hold Terms

The fine wine market works on a supply and demand basis, every vintage is limited in production with the emphasis on quality not volume.