Wine as an Alternative Investment Product

One of the most popular, most talked about and most successful alternative investments has been fine wine. But is it a genuine opportunity for retail consumers or just the preserve of a few knowledgeable specialists? Wine Investment One of the reasons investors are so attracted to wine as an asset are the impressively high returns. Over the last ten years the Liv-Ex Fine Wine 100 index has enjoyed a 14.1 per cent compound annual growth rate. Last year, fine wines returned an impressive 40.5% and fine wine is continuing its strong start to 2011, with prices up 3.7% in February.… continue reading

February 15, 2011