Category: BBX Insights

BBX insights: three-bottle cases

Our Secondary Market Specialists, Charlie Montgomery and Tory Oliver-Bellasis reveal last month’s most exciting and interesting fine-wine discoveries. The recent Bordeaux 2021 En Primeur campaign highlighted the extent to which all vignerons are at the mercy of the weather. Challenges throughout the year impacted on the quantity of wine produced – ’21 Bordeaux will largely […]

The Tappit Hen: insights from BBX

Is there a better time of year to drink Port than at Christmas? It’s just the thing to share around the table, especially when it comes in a larger format. Take this Tappit Hen. As custodians of the world’s largest privately owned collection of fine wine, we often discover bottles that encapsulate the eccentricities of the wine world. The story behind this […]

The broadening of the market: insights from BBX

Each month, the BBX team share the latest market trends and insights from a month’s trading on our fine wine exchange.   October’s figures for BBX appeared to buck the wider trend that is being seen in the secondary market – more specifically, Bordeaux’s slice of the pie is diminishing. Or, to put it another way: […]

The unstoppable rise of Champagne: insights from BBX

You might have thought that a global pandemic would quell our thirst for Champagne – but not so. In fact, our appetite for Champagne has only increased. No longer confined to moments of celebration or special occasions, it continues to grow in popularity. Consumer habits have changed: Champagne is now a wine to drink year-round. Increasingly, it’s also a must-have for the savvy collector; like other fine wine, it can […]