Our Wine Journal

Our musings about the notable and newsworthy.

Every day we meet great people and extraordinary product.

From time to time we reflect these experiences in our Wine Journal to share with you. In doing so, we hope to develop a library of useful information that can benefit anyone who wishes to explore the mystical world of wine with us.

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 rose once again in February, for the ninth consecutive month, as the secondary market continued its rally. The index rose 0.59% in February to close at 322.67, continuing the positive progress for the benchmark index which has been moving upwards since...

We may have been under heightened government restrictions during our March Online Auction but that did not bother our great number of bidders who lapped up the lots on offer to help us achieve another great sale; the third for the year.  These fantastic results...

For those of you who participated in last week’s December Rare & Fine Wine Auction, you would know what a fun and successful night it was. We had a broad range of exceptional wines; perfect for festive gatherings or further cellaring, including a collection of...

Château Lafite Rothschild is undoubtedly one of the world’s most prestigious and collectable wines. Tim Triptree MW helps explain why it’s so highly sought after   Château Lafite Rothschild has a rich and fascinating history. The first reference dates back to 1234 and the name Lafite derives from...

By Don Kavanagh | Posted Saturday, 14-Nov-2020 A time lag between trade and retail pricing could see some tasty investment potential.   If there's one quality people look for in investments it's dependability and wine doesn't come much more dependable than the stuff that comes from the Rhône. That's...

Index Lockdown libation also a fine investment Wine Hunting in La-La Land Our diamond in the rough Our bunch of Oenophiles We have four sections in this post, please scroll down to read more...

Our November Online auction was populated with stellar wines that would be perfect for any alfresco dining or special occasions with friends and loved ones over the summertime.  From one of the most lauded wineries in Burgundy, if not the world, the 2001 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St Vivant...

By Liv-ex October 21, 2020 Just in time for the festive season, the wine world welcomed two sweet releases from Sauternes. Yquem and Rieussec 2018 were sold through La Place in September and were offered at considerable discounts on last year’s releases. Quality was reportedly high. Yquem 2018 received...

 

All bidders must be at least 18 years old to participate in our auctions.