Newsletter – March 2019

By March 19, 2019Member updates

Welcome to the March 2019 Liv-ex newsletter
The Bordeaux 2018 En Primeur campaign is fast approaching and soon the trade will head to Bordeaux to begin tastings. In his latest report, Bordeaux 2018 yields – a devilish year, Gavin Quinney looks at what the growing season might tell us about the vintage. You can read his report, here.

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Introducing Liv-ex Automation Services
We are delighted to announce the launch of Liv-ex Automation Services, which allows you to access our services from within your own system or website. Neil Taylor – our Director of Automation – will be hosting two webinars, one on Wednesday 20th March at 4pm GMT and another on Thursday 21st March at 9am GMT, to present this opportunity and answer your questions. If you would like to attend, you can sign up here. For more information, click here.

Coming Soon: En Primeur with Liv-ex
Stay tuned, in two weeks our Bordeaux 2018 pages will go live on the Liv-ex Blog. Here you can find everything you need to know about this year’s campaign, including our critic scores comparison grid, the #bdx18 conversation on social media and our “Fair Value” charting tool. We will also be publishing our annual En Primeur report on Wednesday 27th March. Watch this space.

Brexit update
We are working hard to ensure that our services run as normal during the Brexit transition process. If you have any questions about your trade on Liv-ex pre- or post-Brexit, please contact your Account Manager and they will be happy to help.

Liv-ex in the news
This month, the drinks business asked where’s the ‘relative value’ for Bordeaux 2016, while the New York Times suggested 5 ways to value your collection. Jancis Robinson also published a series of articles on Bordeaux 2009 using Liv-ex prices and the Wine Advocate covered our report on Sassicaia.

You can also 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.