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Burgundy and Bordeaux drive the broader market in April

Burgundy and Bordeaux drive the broader market in April

The Liv-ex 1000 index rose 1.3% in April. More regional sub-indices dipped than rose last month. Since the start of the year, the Burgundy 150 sub-index has seen the biggest monthly increases. *Made with the Liv-ex Charting tool The broadest measure of the market,...

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The most expensive white wines on the secondary market

The most expensive white wines on the secondary market

Exceptionnelle Vendanges des Sept Domaines 2016, the rare Montrachet blend, is the most expensive white wine traded on Liv-ex over the past year. Burgundian Grand Crus dominate the list, with Egon Müller Scharzhofberger Riesling TBA 2017 and Screaming Eagle Sauvignon...

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The fine wine market Q1 2022

The fine wine market Q1 2022

Fine wine has out preformed all major market so far this year, excluding commodities. Growing opportunities for Dollar buyers as Sterling fluctuates. Burgundy and Champagne in particular have continued their strong 2021 performance in 2022. Louis Roederer, Cristal...

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Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 trades at a record high

Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 trades at a record high

Bordeaux, Burgundy, USA and the ‘others’ improved their weekly share of trade. One of this week’s most active wines, Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 2006, traded at an all-time high. Ornellaia 2019 was released today at a price that represents fair value according...

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Champagne’s weekly share of trade rises to 16.3%

Champagne’s weekly share of trade rises to 16.3%

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 index has risen 0.2% this week. Bordeaux, Champagne, Tuscany, USA and the ‘others’ increased their weekly share of trade. Salon, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger Oenotheque Assortment Case led weekly trade by value. Current market conditions In a volatile...

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100-points for Lafleur 2019 in Martin re-tasting

100-points for Lafleur 2019 in Martin re-tasting

Neal Martin has scored Château Lafleur 2019 100-points. Château Margaux was the highest-rated First Growth. He said it was a vintage with ‘verve and panache’. Neal Martin’s full in-bottle report on the Bordeaux 2019 vintage has been published on Vinous. He said that...

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Prices for California’s top wines rise 32% in 2021

Prices for California’s top wines rise 32% in 2021

California took 7.5% of the market by value in 2021, while the number of wines traded surpassed 500 for the first time. The California 50 index has risen 31.9% in the past year. Screaming Eagle has been the best-performing estate, up 41.7% over the same period....

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Champagne enjoys rising trade amid new releases

Champagne enjoys rising trade amid new releases

Bordeaux’s weekly share of trade climbed to a recent high of 35.9%. Champagne took four of the five places in this week’s most traded wines. Louis Roederer Cristal 2008, which led January trade, sold at a record high in a Methuselah this week. Regional share this week...

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Bordeaux’s price performance in 2021

Bordeaux’s price performance in 2021

Prices for Bordeaux’s top wines rose 10.5% in 2021 The First Growths have seen the biggest price rises in 2021, led by Lafite Rothschild. Lafite Rothschild and Rieussec are among the top 10 price risers in the Bordeaux 500 index Prices for Bordeaux’s top wines rose...

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Pétrus 2014 leads weekly trade

Pétrus 2014 leads weekly trade

Bordeaux’s weekly trade share by value has remained under 30% since mid-December 2021. Pétrus 2014 was the most traded wine by value this week. Louis Roederer Cristal 2008 has enjoyed consistent level of demand in the new year. Weekly regional trade share Despite a...

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Dalmore 45YO Single Malt finds the market

Dalmore 45YO Single Malt finds the market

A Scottish whisky has made its way to the top five most traded wines and spirits by value this week. Armand Rousseau Chambertin-Clos de Beze Grand Cru 2016 was the most active wine by value, having last traded at an all-time high. For the fourth week in a row,...

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Rise in trade for Côte Rôtie and Hermitage

Rise in trade for Côte Rôtie and Hermitage

Côte Rôtie and Hermitage’s share of the Rhône’s trade grew to over 20% each in 2021.  The ‘La La’ wines from Guigal were among the top traded wines by value.  Châteauneuf-du-Pape retained the largest share of trade by value and the top wines traded by volume. ...

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The biggest risers in the 2021 Power 100

The biggest risers in the 2021 Power 100

The top ten biggest risers came from Burgundy, Piedmont and California. Price performance and average trade price were determining factors. Burgundy was the region with the most risers in the overall rankings, a total of 37. The Liv-ex Power 100 ranks the most...

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Burgundy overtakes Bordeaux in weekly trade

Burgundy overtakes Bordeaux in weekly trade

Burgundy was the most traded region by value this week, taking 31.7% of the market. The USA, Italy and the Rhône also increased their share on last week. Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tâche 2018 was the most traded wine by value. Regional trade share this week...

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Fine wine continues to rise as year draws to a close

Fine wine continues to rise as year draws to a close

Fine wine prices continued to rise across all regions, as global markets tumbled on the back of a renewed Covid-19 scare and travel restrictions at the end of November. The Liv-ex 100 index went up 2.7% in its eighteenth consecutive month of gains. The Liv-ex...

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The growing market for Scotch whisky

The growing market for Scotch whisky

*made using the Liv-ex Charting Tool. More Scotch whisky has traded in 2021 than in the previous five years combined.  Speyside’s Glenfarclas leads secondary market trade this year.  Two Scotch whiskies qualified for the Power 100 for the first time.  To mark St...

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Increased Rhône trade ahead of En Primeur releases

Increased Rhône trade ahead of En Primeur releases

Secondary market trade for the Rhône increased this week as the region’s 2020 En Primeur campaign started to unfold. Secondary market trade for the Rhône increased this week, making it the third most traded region by value. Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée-Conti...

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