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JANCIS ROBINSON - The 'miracle' en primeur campaign

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2020-07-15

How the pandemic first threatened then saved Bordeaux's 2019s.

Mathieu Chadronnier runs CVBG, one of the most important Bordeaux wine merchants. He measures his words carefully, often with long pauses before his answers. He is not given to hyperbole. But when I asked him at the end of last month how he felt this year’s en primeur campaign had gone he said immediately, ‘It’s a miracle! Honestly, we are so fortunate in this worldwide recession to be in the fine-wine business and to have had such a successful campaign. We should all appreciate this because we are the lucky ones.’

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JANCIS ROBINSON - 2019 primeur campaign considered

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2020-06-25

"Nick Martin of Wine Owners, who has been providing such valuable analyses of each new Bordeaux 2019 release on our Members' forum, has this to say about the campaign overall. We wish him some R&R now, communing with his beloved bike, seen here in the Yorkshire Dales. See this guide to our extensive coverage of the vintage."

Who knew? Back in March and April the idea of it felt so wrong. Why should or would anyone care about a Bordeaux en primeur campaign in the middle of the worst pandemic of our lifetimes? It felt irrelevant at best, thoroughly insensitive and out of touch at worst.

And yet, with the benefit of hindsight and some early, pace-setting price reductions, it’s proved to be the most successful campaign since the 2016s were offered in 2017.

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JANCIS ROBINSON - Bordeaux 2019 – a guide

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2020-06-18

Follow the 2019 Bordeaux en primeur campaign on Jancis Robinson's website for tasting articles, price analysis and more general coverage.

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THE BUYER - Wine Owners' Nick Martin: Bordeaux 2019 and the spring of hope

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2020-06-08

"Releasing a futures campaign when the world economy is in deep purdah seems like a strange move, writes Nick Martin, founder of Wine Owners. The boss of the wine inventory management company believes that the Bordeaux 2019 en primeur campaign should have been put off until October, especially when there are other recent vintages that are still justifiably attracting interest and investment. For those chateaux that need to sell a large part of their harvest now, success, or otherwise, is going to come down to just one of the four marketing Ps… Price."

DECANTER - Barolo and Piedmont are hot property in 2020

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2020-06-08

THE BUYER - How Wine Owners can support fine wine merchants

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2020-06-08

"You might not know Wine Owners, but you will be familiar with all the prestigious wine names, merchants and fine wine brokers that it works with, beavering away behind the scenes providing the type of software and the management systems that have quietly, but crucially had a near revolutionary impact on how fine wine can now be traded instantaneously between companies and customers anywhere in the world. Nick Martin, co-founder of Wine Owners, explains what it is actually doing behind those scenes and what potential businesses benefits, synergies and efficiencies it can bring any wine business."

DECANTER - Fine wine prices fall as Bordeaux and Burgundy weaken

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2019-12-12

FT - Italian wine investors return to ancient pedigrees

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2019-12-09

Financial Times - Italian wine investors return to ancient pedigrees

Alan Livsey

Wine collectors in search of quality have traditionally made a beeline for the great names of France, usually those of Bordeaux. In recent years, however, investors have begun to seek out other regions and countries to satisfy their passion — and one of the prime beneficiaries of these widening tastes has been Italy.

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THE TELEGRAPH - Five wines that have beaten the FTSE 100 – and the five that will

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2019-11-04

The Telegraph Victoria Moore - Wine Vs. FTSE 100


The best investments, like the finest wines, grow their value with age.

So it is little surprise that around a third of high-net-worth individuals have invested in a wine collection, according to a survey by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.

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PROPERTY CHRONICLE - What to buy in wine this quarter

by Wine Owners

Posted on 2019-10-02

With Bordeaux and Burgundy offering lacklustre returns, the trading focus has moved to Piedmont, Champagne and the Rhone Valley.

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