At the end of December 2016, a spate of reports fluttered across the UK press about how Bordeaux was back after four years of decline. I must have received three or four press releases saying the same thing from various sources – among them the Liv-ex trading platform, that reported strong trading over the last six months of the year largely due to a Brexit boost from the weaker pound.
Its Fine Wine 100 index lists wines from eight different regions but mainly Bordeaux and Burgundy, and was at its highest level in five years.The Liv-ex report showed that Burgundy had continued to strengthen in the secondary market, but that ‘Bordeaux has undoubtedly been the main driver behind the broader market recovery’, consisting of around 75% of trades.
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Anson: What now for Bordeaux and UK merchants in 2017?
Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.
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