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Here's why this wine costs $16,000 per bottle

In addition to being a renowned power lunch spot, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House has been recognized for its impressive wine selection.

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The bull market is back leading Bordeaux Wine Index with a plus (1,23% )

The wine index from Bordeaux, reflects the change of the following selected wines. Daily filled by thousands of auctions from all over the world, it is kept up-to-date with great effort by Wine-Stocks and provides unique and important information for wine lovers and investors in wine.

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Jewellery price growth outshines classic cars as luxury investment

Jewellery caught the eyes of investors over the past 12 months as price growth for pearls, diamonds and gemstones overtook that of classic cars.

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Global Wine Market 2017 by Key Players: Chteau Haut-Brion, Chteau Mouton Rothschild, Chteau Latour and Chteau Lafite Rothschild

This report on global Wine market precisely studies the various aspects of Wine industry.At Forefront the report proffers prudent insights into the trends in Wine market along with the market dimensions and forecast for the duration 2016 to 2022.

Knight Frank’s latest: ‘Jewellery overtakes cars’ but wine wins

Investors in collectibles and “investments of passion” have been buying jewellery rather than classic cars recently, according to the researchers at Knight Frank, who have just published the latest edition of their Luxury Investment Index.

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Jewellery price growth outshines classic cars as luxury investment

Jewellery caught the eyes of investors over the past 12 months as price growth for pearls, diamonds and gemstones overtook that of classic cars.

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Global Wine Market 2017 by Key Players: Chteau Haut-Brion, Chteau Mouton Rothschild, Chteau Latour and Chteau Lafite Rothschild

This report on global Wine market precisely studies the various aspects of Wine industry.At Forefront the report proffers prudent insights into the trends in Wine market along with the market dimensions and forecast for the duration 2016 to 2022.

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Sotheby's kicks off Autumn with 'Triumphant' sale in London

Calling the result, “triumphant”, Sotheby’s head of wine in Europe, Stephen Mould, said: “The £2.9 million achieved marked Sotheby’s second highest total for a wine auction staged in London. 

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A 12-bottle lot of Domaine de la Romanée Conti was sold for 32,200 euros

A 12-bottle assortment by the prestigious Burgundy winemaker found a buyer for 32,200 euros at an auction organized by Artcurial Paris on September 19 and 20. 

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Wine is now the best-performing collectible of the rich

Fine wine is now the best-performing collectible of the world's wealthy collectors, with values soaring 25 percent over the past 12 months, according to a new report.

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Fine Wine Market Achieves Five Year High as Investors Diversify

The fine wine market is enjoying a strong bull run for the first time in a number of years. Daniel Paterson from Cult and Boutique Wine Management discusses the main factors driving this growth, the role that Asia is playing, and how the auction market is trending compared to the fine wine indices.

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David Hockney designs Château Mouton Rothschild Label

David Hockney celebrates his 80th birthday this year with a retrospective at Tate Britain that is the gallery’s fastest-selling exhibition in history.

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How to Invest in Fine Wine

France, with its clement climes, may have mastered the process of turning grapes into wine, but the British soon cottoned on to the fact that they too could make a few bob investing in it.

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The Most Expensive Wine in the World is About to go on Sale

A case of 12 bottles of 1988 vintage Romanée-Conti, which goes on sale at an auction in Geneva this Sunday, is estimated to be worth around £140,000.

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Romanee Conti Among Top Lots at Sotheby’s Wine Sale With Mouton

Six bottles of Romanee Conti 1993 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Burgundy may fetch as much as 50,000 pounds ($62,860) at a Sotheby’s wine sale in London Dec. 14, while 12 bottles of Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000 Bordeaux could attract bids of up to 16,000 pounds, according to the auction house.

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Champagne Auction: Sotheby’s to sell ‘a century of Bollinger’

Sotheby’s is to hold a rare auction of historic Bollinger Champagne, direct from the house cellars, in New York this November and including a recently-discovered bottle of the 1914 vintage.

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Fine Wine Outperforms Investing in Art & Cars

Fine wine is the “best-performing” investment compared to art, antiques, and cars, a new report by fine wine investment management company Vin-X has claimed.

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Pomerol Opportunities

Most people’s inboxes this week will be filling up with reminders about the unspeakable Black Friday frenzy, whose argy-bargy will be populating the news screens at the end of the week as one black eye follows another.

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Hong Kong Wine Industry Climbs to the Top

The Hong Kong wine industry has experienced steady growth over the past five years since the government abolished the hefty 80% duty rate.

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Europe's Wine Consumption Falls While Asia's Surges

China, which is expected to become the world’s second most valuable market by 2020, will represent 72% of worldwide wine imports growth, Vinexpo CEO said at a press conference in Hong Kong last week.

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Wine Industry in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's wine industry is supported by a significant pool of experienced fine wine merchants with good wine knowledge and international wine trade experience. Besides wine trading and distribution, wine-related business includes auction, retailing, warehousing, catering and transportation.

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Fine Wine Investment: Bordeaux Rising

Adherents of the diversification approach to wine investment will be heartened to learn that another fine wine index is about to break out into all-time high ground. The Liv-ex 50 (very narrow) and the Liv-ex 100 (quite narrow) are both still well off their highs of June 2011.

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Fine Wine in the UK, and the UK in Global Wine Markets

The fine-wine market has started 2017 in robust health. “January got off to a flyer,” remarked Goedhuis senior broker, Toby Herbertson. “Trade has remained brisk across February,” confirmed Simon Larkin MW, managing director of Atlas Fine Wines. Liv-ex’s Cellar Watch report stated “March was an active month.”

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Bordeaux 2016 campaign makes stuttering start

Bordeaux 2016 wines have been slow out of the blocks and some merchants are calling for more big names to ignite this year's en primeur campaign. Jane Anson and Chris Mercer report on releases so far.

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Fine wine merchants bullish in 2017 – survey results

Liv-ex members are expecting the fine wine market to rise further in 2017, according to the results of a survey conducted in February.

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Petrus Leads Sotheby’s London Auction With Romanee-Conti

Chateau Petrus from Bordeaux’s Pomerol region accounted for eight of the top 10 lots at a Sotheby’s wine auction in London yesterday as 12 bottles of the estate’s 1982 vintage sold for 37,600 pounds ($59,050).

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Hong Kong wine auction breaks single lot record

HONG KONG -- An auction in Hong Kong on Saturday broke the world record for the most expensive lot of wine ever sold, with 114 bottles of Burgundy going for HK$12,556,250 (US$1.6 million), Sotheby’s said.

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Roy Welland Wine Collection Fetches $12 Million

New York-based Wally's Wine Auction's recently released the results of its two-part Roy Welland Collection auction, which took place at the auction house's New York location and Los Angeles location this past September and November, respectively.

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Hermitage La Chapelle ’61 Leads Sotheby’s With Montrachet

Six bottles of Hermitage La Chapelle 1961 Paul Jaboulet Aine from the Rhone region sold for $49,000 at a Sotheby’s New York auction, matching its estimate at a sale where a magnum of the same wine fetched $30,625.

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$14,000 Burgundies Help Prop Up Stagnant Fine Wine Market

Historic Burgundies at almost $14,000 a bottle and rare, more recent wines from Bordeaux’s Pomerol district have been in demand at auctions in London and Chicago, even as the broader fine wine market stagnates.

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Top US auction house bets on Bordeaux rebound

Chicago's Hart Davis Hart will hold its first Bordeaux-only auction at the end of this month, in what could prove a key test for signs of improved buyer confidence in 2014.

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Sotheby's Sells Record-Breaking $1.6 Million Superlot of Romanée-Conti Wine

Unrelated to the protests and political upheaval, something historic happened in Hong Kong this week. On October 4, Sotheby’s sold a 114 bottle set of Romanée-Conti wine for $1.6 million, setting the record for most expensive wine lot ever sold at auction.

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Romanee-Conti Leading September Sale Demand With Lafite

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Burgundy led demand at wine auctions this month along with Chateau Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux as global salesrooms resumed business after the summer break.

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Sotheby’s Super Wine Lot: 114 bottles of Romanée-Conti Could Fetch $1.5-2.5 million

In a most unusual event, Sotheby’s Hong Kong will offer 114 bottles of Romanée-Conti in a single lot of 19 consecutive vintages (six bottles per vintage from 1992 to 2010) at its wine auction on October 4.

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Fine wine being pawned for cash in New York

According to The Financial Times, investors in urgent need of money are resorting to pawning their bottles of Château Lafite and Château d’Yquem.

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Spotlight on... DRC

The DRC index – currently composed of the 2000-2009 vintages of Echezeaux, Grands Echezeaux, Richebourg, Romanée Conti, Romanée Saint Vivant and Tache – has put in a striking performance.

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Wine investing: will you end up with profits or plonk?

Prices of fine wine are rising again, and online services make it easier than ever for novice investors to research and trade.

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Lafite prices spiral at record Sotheby's Hong Kong auction

Asian bidders paid stratospheric prices for prized bottles sent directly from Château Lafite Rothschild's cellars in a Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong today.

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Wine investors raise a glass to the 2009 Bordeaux

A single critic has helped lift a seemingly corked market, but will it be enough to sustain returns, asks Julian Knight.

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Wines of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Victoria Moore asks why the wines of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti are so special.

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Fine wine investment posts double digit returns

Investors in fine wine see 10pc annualised returns over past five years compared to FTSE's 0.03pc.

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Bad year for finance, good year for wine

We know the value of sitting back and enjoying a nice glass of vino. It's just as well, as wine investment appears to be standing up against the ravages of the economic downturn.

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Hong Kong sale sets rare wines records

New auction records for rare wines have been set in Hong Kong, after three lots - including the rare Romanée-Conti - were sold over the weekend, auctioneer Acker Merrall & Condit said.

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What can you buy for the price of a Lafite Rothschild 1982

Lafite Rothschild 1982 is now worth eight times its weight in silver and one bottle costs the equivalent of 10,000 litres of crude oil.

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Hong Kong: Home of fine wine, deep pockets, big cellars

Could China's thirst for fine wine, empty the cellars of the western world?

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Get the taste for investing in wine

Donald Macgillivray offers a beginner's guide to buying top bottles as an appreciating asset.

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