I hate to say we told you so

But I will anyway.

 

The dip in the market has been deeper (25% or so on average) and longer than most expected, but fine wine prices have stopped falling and indeed are moving up again.

Prices as measured daily by the Liv-ex 50 have been steadily increasing since December last year:

Liv-ex 50 is moving up steadily

This has resulted in the Liv-ex 100 – the most widely quoted benchmark of fine wine prices – also changing direction:

the time to buy

Following recent speculation that the market has either hit the bottom, or is indeed very close to the bottom, we decided to take a look further into this. 

Lots of charts, graphs, data etc – and if you are interested to find out why now is the time to buy, and exactly what you should be buying, please read on, because the results below are very positive. 

bordeaux bashing, justified or sensationalistic?

There has been an avalanche of reports in the media lately, social media included, about falling demand for Bordeaux wine. Often suggesting that China has fallen out of love with Bordeaux, that it would now be all about Burgundy and that Bordeaux wine prices have but one way to go: South.

It seems to be fashionable these days to engage in a bit of “Bordeaux Bashing”. “Bordeaux would be out of fashion. Grossly overpriced. The bubble has burst. Nobody wants overpriced Bordeaux. Burgundy, even Rhone and Italy is what people want. Sell sell sell”.

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