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Investing in Wine

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Like property, commodities and equities, wine has had a strong run over recent years. Some bottles have tripled in price since 2005. So, naturally, there's concern that with the recent stock-market turbulence and its impact on City bonuses, wine might also be hit. Some pundits have forecast that the recent market falls could see wine prices fall by as much as a third as slightly less rich City workers liquidate their cellars. For new entrants to wine investing, that may create a good point of entry to what has been a seller's market. Wine makes a strong defensive asset in such times of uncertainty. Diversification of ...
The Douro Wine Company was founded by the Portuguese Prime Minister, the Marquis of Pombal, to bring more Portuguese control and oversight to the Port wine trade. The Douro Wine Company (also known as the General Company of Agriculture of the Wines of the Upper Douro and in Portuguese Companhia Geral da Agricultura e Vinhos do Alto Douro ) was a government oversight organization established by the Portuguese Prime Minister Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, Marquis of Pombal to regulate the trade and production of Port wine . Established in 1756, one of the first official duties of the company was the delineation of the ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Investment scams follow wine east | Tasting Notes & Wine Reviews ...
never anything to do with trouble. Ever since the dotcom bubble which climaxed in March 2000, however, the word has had more sinister connotations. In the last decade we have had real-estate bubbles, banking crises (lots of them lately) and now trouble is brewing from investing in wine instead of drinking it. In February 2009, I was interviewed by the Singapore TV station Mediacorp about wine investment. This was at the time when the global financial crisis began to unravel and the world was trying to make sense of Madoff's Ponzi scam. I was therefore cautious in commenting that wine investment is not a get-rich-quick ... market research, surveys and trends
9 Risks to Consider when Investing in Wine
Articles espousing wine as an investment are published regularly. They seem to be even more common now that so much doubt exists about the safety of more conventional investments. The latest of these articles was published yesterday by Bloomberg . The article discusses the conclusions of two Swiss economists who found investment in certain wines of the past two decades to have outperformed the Russell 3000. But should you really put your money where your mouth is? The Bloomberg article is well balanced. It offers commentary from a number of good sources, both pro and con wine investment. It’s a good article. However, such ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
INVESTING IN WINE

Investing in Fine Wines - Now May Be the Time - NYTimes.com
The prices of investment-quality wines like this 2005 Château Lafite Rothschild, pictured in the New York wine shop McAdam Buy-Rite, have fallen with the poor economy, leading experts to say that there are bargains to be found. EVERY time David Weinstein swirls wine in a glass, you could say he is managing his assets. Mr. Weinstein, a New York dealer in French art glass, is a wine collector, for investment as well as pleasure. He owns approximately 1,000 cases of wine, primarily red Bordeaux. Like all investors, Mr. Weinstein has been watching his market in the last eight months, which wine-collecting experts agree has ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Wine Funds Post Big Gains From Investing in Blue-Chip Bottles Page ...
May 10, 2007 ... have backgrounds in finance, started the $5 million (2.5 million pound) `` members association'' ... ``And investing in wine seems sexy,'' Kumar, 35, says. ... The index rose a staggering 49.7 percent in 2006 and 21.1 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The 5 Rules of Investing in Wine
For wine investors, their prized bottles and cases have historically generated annualized returns of roughly 15% a year — though for some wines and some vintages, the numbers are far larger. Though prices for fine wine ebb and flow as with any other asset class, this niche market typically increases over time. That’s because ongoing consumption regularly reduces the supply of the wines that consumers and collectors most covet. That’s an elementary supply-demand truth that investors can take advantage of, as long as you know what you’re doing. Thus, today we’re going to explore the “5 Rules to Wine Investing.” I ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Is investing in wine fruitful?
They went into great detail about how good the offer was and how they were endorsed by a well-known expert who grades the wines, making them a fantastic investment. They seemed a bit pushy and tried to get me to invest �5,000. What do you think? A Investment in wine can make you money, but it�s highly risky and there are an awful lot of charlatans and crooks in the market. I have no opinion about the company you mention (you told me their name), as I simply don�t know anything about them, but I do know that I would never buy anything from someone who cold-called me in this way. If you are considering an investment in wine, I ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Rethinking Wine Investment in the UK and Australia - wine investment
extra costs incurred by those investing in wine. Section three discusses in detail the three reasons proposed for believing the existing literature has ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Southern Hemisphere Wine Situation and Outlook
Wine production in 1998 for the selected Southern Hemisphere countries (Argentina, Australia, Chile and South Africa) is forecast at 35.3 million hectoliters (hl), up 3 percent from the previous year. A higher wine production forecast for Australia, Chile and South Africa is expected to offset a 7 percent decline in Argentina ‘s wine production because of adverse weather. The selected Southern Hemisphere countries are investing in improving wine production as part of their efforts to expand their export potential by 2000. Wine exports ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Wine and Wine Making - Alice Statler Library
AWS promtes wine appreciation through education. Site includes information on wine education, wine appreciation, AWS chapter and membership information, wine competition results and links to wine industry information. Artisans of Wine http://www.aoweb.com/ Wine descriptions, winery links, shopping guides, accessories,and events. BlueWine http://www.bluewine.com/ A wine and spirits portal/search engine dedicated to wines and spirits from around the world. California Association of Wine Grape Growers http://www.cawg.org/ "...an advocate for farmers, providing leadership on public policies, research and ...
REAL TIME
INVESTING IN WINE
  1. profile image rolandhulme I pray thee follow @TheEconomist, for verily dost they recommend investing thine gilt in TURNIPS and BURGUNDY WINE. #nyrf
  2. profile image wnoonthego "Media Advisory: Government of Canada Investing in Grape and Wine and Innovation" ( http://bit.ly/9l7Ml4 ) #britishcolumbia #wine #industry
  3. profile image financenewscast Media Advisory: Government of Canada Investing in Grape and Wine and Innovation: OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Au... http://bit.ly/ahoZqZ
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Wine - Questions and Answers from July 18, 2008 to July 31, 2008
I have 40 year`s experience tasting, collecting and enjoying wines as an amateur enthusiast. Bordeaux and Port are my particular loves and I regularly buy and sell at auction. I have a good library and frequently participate in on-line discussions. I can only help with valuations, buying or selling if you tell me where you live as there are many variations around the world. Experience I would not feel confident answering questions on German wines or those of the USA, South Africa or Australia. But please check my prestige rating and browse "Browse Past Answers" at the top of this page to see if I'm the one you ...
Wine - Answers by David Ling
  A: I'm sorry you aren't a fan of Cognacs or Armagnacs because I'm one of many who love them! The ...   Q: i have a bottle of harveys hunting wine and was wandering if its ok to drink, or is it best kept. ...   A: This is a brand of Tawny Port from a respected and old-established firm - now part of Pernod-Ricard ...   Q: Please forgive my complete ignorance on this subject. My husband found a bottle of Henri Marchant ...   A: Cold Duck is the name of a sparkling wine made in the United States that was at one stage the ...   Q: I've just come across your name on the web and am ...