Welcome to the April 2019 Liv-ex newsletter
The 2018 En Primeur campaign is starting to pick up pace. Angelus became the first major chateaux to release its 2018 wine last week and a number of critics have published their scores on the vintage. As usual, Liv-ex will be covering all the releases as they happen. For a summary of everything you can expect to see on Liv-ex during the campaign, click here.
Upcoming Wine Matcher webinar
We would like to invite you to attend a free webinar on Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd of May. In the webinar, Product Manager, Nick Palmer, will provide a quick overview of Wine Matcher and outline the key ways that you can use it. For more information and to reserve your place, click here.
Bordeaux 2018 report released
Our annual En Primeur report is now available to download in English, French and German. In the report we examine the current position of the Bordeaux market, the quantity and quality of the 2018 vintage and the importance of fair pricing.
Win a Jeroboam of Beaucastel 2010
We would like to invite you to participate in our annual En Primeur survey to hear your thoughts on Bordeaux 2018. The survey should take no longer than two-minutes to complete and there’s a chance you could win a Jeroboam of Beaucastel 2010. You can find it here.
In focus: Bordeaux 2018 analysis tool
We are pleased to announce the return of our En Primeur analysis tool for this year’s campaign. Available exclusively to Liv-ex members, the tool allows you to view current scores and prices for all the key Bordeaux wines and assess their ‘fair value’ using regression analysis. Prices can also be displayed in sterling, euros and dollars. To access the tool, click here and log in using your Liv-ex credentials.
Automation webinar replay
Last month’s webinar on our Automation services is now available for you to view online. In the short (10 minute) presentation, Liv-ex’s Director of Automation, Neil Taylor, shares some of the ways existing users are using the services to grow their businesses. To watch the replay, click here.
The data team is please to welcome Tom Frazer in our brand-new role as an Application Support Technician. Tom has a BSc in Maths from the University of St Andrews and has previously worked as a Technology Consultant for IBM. In his role, Tom will be responsible for helping Liv-ex members connect with our Automation services.
Liv-ex in the news
Bordeaux 2018 has been the talk of the trade – and the press – this month. The commentators include Bloomberg, the drinks business, Decanter and Barrons, who have all published articles on our extended report.
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 email@example.com or call +44 (0)20 7062 8788.