Newsletter – November 2018

By November 13, 2018Member updates

Welcome to the November 2018 Liv-ex newsletter
This month, the total value of bids and offers on Liv-ex reached a record high of £50million and we launched our Port 50 index. Highlights on the blog included Gavin Quinney’s Bordeaux 2018 harvest and weather report, along with summaries of Jane Anson, Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding MW‘s Bordeaux 2016 in-bottle scores. To catch up on the latest Liv-ex insights, click here.


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Webinar Replay – Spot opportunities faster with Wine Matcher
Thank you to everyone who joined our webinar on Wine Matcher. If you missed it, you can now watch the replay online. In the short video, we offer a live demonstration of Wine Matcher and show how you can use it to save time when looking for opportunities on lists. To watch the recording, click here.

Champagne report available in French
Our Champagne report is available to download in French. In this detailed report, we examine the development of the Champagne market over the past decade, the steady increases of the Champagne 50 index and the factors that influence price. To download the report in French, click here.

Coming Soon to Liv-ex Beta: Offer specials, improved search
Later this month, you’ll be able to offer wines under the Special contract using the Liv-ex beta site – on desktop or mobile. We are also making some improvements to the search function. Stay tuned for more information.

WeChat is now available in China
We are pleased to announce that our Liv-ex WeChat account is now available in China. By connecting with us, you can view all our daily updates in one place, making it easier than ever to keep up-to-date with the latest fine wine market news and analysis. For more information on how to follow us, click here.

Liv-ex Staff
The Finance team is pleased to welcome Meggen Murphy Kentish. Meggen has recently moved to London, having studied Music Business with Law in Manchester. In her role as Office Administrator (parental leave cover), Meggen will help support the executive team and ensure the day-to-day running of Liv-ex.

Liv-ex in the news  
This month, GQ published an article on how to turn wine into profit and i News recommended six ways to protect your savings and investments ahead of Brexit. Bloomberg covered the Bordeaux 2018 vintage and our analysis on the DRC 1945 auction. Meanwhile, the drinks business and Barron’s published articles on our new Port 50 Index.

You can find the top fine wine market news stories on our press page, here.

Thank you for reading
We hope that you’ve found this edition useful. As always, you can keep up to date with developments as they happen by visiting the Liv-ex noticeboard. If you have any feedback or questions on this newsletter, please email or call +44 (0)20 7062 8788.