Tag: Fine Wine

Fine Wine Market Update – February 2013

After a busy December, January trading continues to confirm that the market is stabilising. 2012 closed on a high (see below graph) and continues to perform well with the Liv-Ex 100 (the industry’s leading benchmark, made up of 100 of the most sought after wines with a strong secondary market (made up with 92% Bordeaux)) […]

Berrys’ Inaugural Spanish Tasting

Our inaugural Spanish tasting took place on Tuesday 30th October, a fantastic evening and our first opportunity to show our broadened Spanish range. This first Spanish release has been months in the making and demonstrates our desire to find and introduce our customers to the very finest wines of Spain. A large proportion of the […]

Fakes, Forgeries and Fine Wine

Recent news headlines regarding wine fraud have brought to the forefront the importance of provenance. The high profile arrest of Rudy Kurniawan earlier this year, exposed one of the greatest cases of fine wine fraud. The commitment from Laurent Ponsot of Domaine Ponsot to protect the name of his estate and expose the fraudulent dealing […]

On The Road To Damascus

For those of a certain age the words Beirut and Lebanon are shorthand for all that has gone wrong in the Middle East over the past generation; the cauldron of a preternaturally complicated Civil War is still simmering; checkpoints abound on the dusty roads and even smart buildings such as the famous downtown hotel Phoenicia are […]