A combination of a superb futures season for 2009
has meant that the fine wine investment is mentioned
everywhere from TV to your free newspapers left on
empty tube seats. Is this the reality of the market?
In a word, Yes!
In April of this year we had the option to buy 2008
futures of Bordeaux. Producers put their heads
together and cleverly put prices down by 30% to
begin with, meaning that like an auction excitement
grew quickly and buying increased dramatically. Over
a two week period from Lafite Rothschild 2008 being
released, the price grew from £1500 to £3600 in the
UK. This is an example of the best kind of return
you can get from the market and why expert brokers
are sometimes worth listening to.
If you were a high net worth investor who puts
10-30k into various platforms of investment, and had
luckily bought multiple amounts of Lafite 2008, you
would have doubled your money and left room spare
for long term growth probably worth hundreds of