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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.
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It has almost become 'the norm' to hear about various wildfires breaking out in different locations annually around the world.
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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
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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.
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One of Italy’s world renowned Super Tuscan wines, Marchesi Antinori’s Tignanello has shown some very impressive growth in recent years.
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Rarity can be one of the biggest driving forces in the wine market and from this perspective, Chave’s Cuvee Cathelin fits the bill.
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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.
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One of the famous Bordeaux ‘First Growths’, this wine is a well known powerhouse within the fine wine market.
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Hailing from Burgundy, twelve bottle cases of 2009 La Tache could be picked up in January 2014 for around £23,000.
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The fine wine market works on a supply and demand basis, every vintage is limited in production with the emphasis on quality not volume.
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I always look forward to my visit in early January to the Fells Burgundy tasting, as it is a welcome sign that Christmas is out of the way and the excitement of the New Year beckons (please don’t groan).
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December saw our Managing Director, Enzo Giannotta travel to New York to oversee our first auction in association with Zachys.
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On the first Thursday in April Daniel Paterson and I found ourselves on a train from Bordeaux making a pilgrimage to Pauillac.
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The recent global rally of stocks has left many investors in a fairly comfortable position but, as most would be aware, equities have a history of volatility and it it usually only a matter of time before performance starts to tail off.
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Many years ago, just after I left school, I worked as a Production Assistant in a publishing company in Muswell Hill in north London, down the road from where I lived.
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After the hustle and bustle of ‘IMBIBElive’ I was pleased to be dispatched to the more select surroundings of the Royal Horticultural Society halls
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Cult & Boutique Wine Management were very privileged to receive an invitation from Penfolds to an exclusive tasting of The Penfolds Collection 2016 Preview
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We sent Cult & Boutique Wine Management's Jonathan Whittley along to two recent trade events to offer clients a peek behind the curtain.
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If you are a Cult & Boutique client you should have received a letter from us recently announcing the relocation of our company and client stock holdings
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For years people have contemplated what would come of the wine market once Robert Parker Jr retires.
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Clients often ask us to explain the differences between medium and long term price performance and which would best suit their portfolio.