Bordeaux Market / Market Analysis
Market analyses of the Bordeaux industry has greatly increased in popularity over the last decade, both for investors and consumers across the world. As the fine wine investment industry is constantly evolving and subject to market changes and fluctuations, clients receive continuous updates and analysis of the market and individual wines. These forecasts allow a deeper understanding about investment wines and their upside potential in the world of finance.
Bordeaux is the global fine wine capital, home to one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious wine fair – the Vinexpo. Not at all surprising, given that the wine economy in the metro area moves over 14.5 billion Euros each year.
The underlying supply and demand metrics in this Bordeaux market reinforce the attractive proposition of wine as an investment. In recent years, the global wine market has witnessed a sharp rise in demand; the interest originating mainly from the emerging economies of China, Russia, India and the Middle East, and a huge increase in the number of individual investors and collectors.
On the other hand, supply for such luxury fine wines has been constrained by the ‘Appellation d’Origine Controlee’ – (AOC), which is the French term for long-standing geographical restrictions imposed by the governing French authorities. The rules and regulations state that the local vineyards may not expand or increase the production volume of their Chateaux; as a consequence, the quantity of a specific wine from a specific vintage can only decrease over time, driving up its rarity factor. As the demand for fine wine is ever-present and always increasing, the supply remains strictly controlled and limited resulting in a consistent growth in value and market price.
Further Reading on the Bordeaux market
The wine regions in Bordeaux are a composition of districts and subdivisions, each governed by a different set of rules and regulations dictating the production of Bordeaux wine. The Bordeaux wine regions are all of varying shapes and sizes and cover the entire area of the...
Bordeaux wine bottles are available in all sorts of sizes, volumes and shapes. Although there is a standardized scale of measurement when dealing with wine bottles, terminology may differ from region to region. Different types of wine i.e. Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne...
A classification of all Bordeaux wines was suggested as early as the 18th century. France was, and still is one of the leading wine producers in the world, with the Bordeaux region specializing in the production of high quality red wine. Any wine produced in the region of...
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