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Wine Bottle Sizes
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 sometimes have different bottle names for the same volume of liquid. Following we have a breakdown of the different Bordeaux wine bottle sizes.
Wine Labels Explained
The label of a wine bottle contains vital information about the wine. Based on country, regional or appellation laws there may be a slightly different set of data on the label however, the general information is always the same. A fine wine label is more than some fancy artwork designed to grab the viewer’s attention; it contains important product information and the contents of the label is strictly regulated by the governing authorities. Although deciphering the wine label can be confusing at first, learning to decode the label can be hugely beneficial for savvy investors as well as consumers, for an insight into the quality of the fine wine.
Investing in Burgundy, Cognac and Champagne
With investments in Bordeaux wines widely accepted as an alternative investment, how about investing in Burgundy, Cognac and Champagne? With many bottles and cases being sold and auctioned off for colossal amounts, is it time to classify these as investments?
Wine as an Investment, Really?!
“Wine as an Investment” and “Investing in Wine” are phrases that are more often than not, met with a rising of the eyebrows followed by sheer skepticism. “Invest money in a bottle of wine? That’s Preposterous!”… a sentiment echoed by a many purely because the concept of wine as an investment is not completely understood.
Fine Wine – An Investment for the Future
Due to the long-term investment period and incredible profitability of fine wines, adding these assets to your portfolio today can prove to be a security blanket for your old age and retirement – very similar to a pension plan. Furthermore, if the returns don’t exceed all expectations, possession of a premier case of Bordeaux wine will always yield immeasurable pleasure if not profit.
Bordeaux Traders - The Fine Wine Investment Brokerage GmbH
Mooslackengasse 17, 1190 Vienna
Phone: +43 676 490 51 19