news has been dominated by the fine wine market,
with the Liv-ex 100 up by 4.6% in August alone and
portfolios’ increasing by around 10-13% since the
beginning of the year it is no surprise that
investors are moving their money into this resurgent
When compared to the FTSE’s real return of -3.5%,
the large gains that can be made currently in the
Fine Wine market have made it very attractive to
those looking to diversify their portfolios.
The Fine Wine market has rebounded quickly following
the late 2008 dip in prices brought on by the global
recession. Prices are back to pre-crisis levels and
with increasing demand from Asia and the dissipation
of the availability of key brand wines, prices could
increase sharply in the coming months.
Furthermore the speculative fervour and excitement
that continues to grow around the 2009 Vintage, new
investors are being attracted to the market keen to
take advantage from returning confidence.