Tag: Fine Wine

Secondary statistics: Burgundy

In our first piece inspecting current trends in the secondary market, Fine Wine Sales Manager Matthew Tipping reports on the facts and figures for fine Burgundy, with tips on the producers most in demand on our online wine-broking platform, BBX. Our broking exchange, BBX, has grown and grown since its launch in 2010. Today it […]

A wine’s worth

Following a dinner littered with wines from the world’s greatest producers, Gareth Birchley – Fine Wine Buyer for Asia – discusses the value of the bottles cherished by wine-lovers. As a wine merchant it is easy to become disillusioned with the value of wine. We are a fortunate breed that is often privileged enough to […]

A fine and frosty expedition

The newest member of our Fine Wine team, Nick Stewart, recounts the adventures of the team’s trip to the decidedly chilly Rhône, from transport concerns to canteen offerings, via a few of the wines from the 2013 vintage. I first visited the Rhône Valley four years ago and suffice to say that the itinerary wasn’t […]

True chocolate

As both Valentine’s Day and Easter approach, Peter Newton – chocolate afficionado and member of our Fine Wine team – considers the parallels between fine chocolate and fine wine. With Valentine’s Day and Easter fast-approaching, acquiring an appropriate box of chocolates is top of the shopping list; but, as a new trend sweeps the chocolate market, the old go-to […]