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Welcome to the Cru Wine Limited March 2020 Newsletter


New Team Members

We are pleased to announce that the Cru Wine London office has welcomed 3 new team members since our last update of November.

Rosti Petrov has joined us in December as Senior Portfolio Manager. He has close to 15 years of experience in the wine industry and surely knows how to select the best wines with potential. He will support the company with the growing number of wine investors. If you could like to discuss your existing wine portfolio, or discuss starting a wine portfolio, you can email Rosti on [email protected]

Catriona Kay, has joined us in November as Private Client Account Manager. She recently worked at Fine & Rare, and is close to finishing her WSET Diploma, making her one of the most decorated team members here at Cru Wine. If you would like to receive her wine offers for your private wine collection or for wines being delivered to your home, you can email Catriona on [email protected]. Furthermore, if you currently hold fine wine and you would like advise on its value, or sell wine to us, you can also drop her an email.

Antoine Amaniou, has joined us in January as Operational Associate. His family have for generations been implemented in Bordeaux, he has experience in the cellars of prestigious Bordeaux Negotiant and he is about to complete his Masters in wine. He will support the operational activities of the company.

CWL in the news 

The Financial Times recently published 2 great articles about wine investment. Cru Wine provided it’s insight on how Italian Wines provided great value in 2019 for wine collectors. You can read the articles through the following links: Great article on how cru wine does things differently, by the financial times Financial times ranks cru wine limited in top of niche investment opportunities

CWL one of Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies by the Financal Times!

Cru Wine Limited get’s listed as the #106 fastest growing company in Europe in 2020 by the Financial Times! We are very proud with the entire team here of this achievement: Full list here: https://www.ft.com/content/691390ca-53d9-11ea-90ad-25e377c0ee1f

On the 10th of January we hosted an event at the Gazelli Art House in London. It was a great evening of Wine & Art. It was the occasion for us to meet some of you… and open a few bottles. Thank you again for all who came to this wonderful event, and stay tuned for the upcoming exhibitions.
CWL performance and market analysis:

Wine has always been considered a great alternative asset in times of uncertainty. The coronavirus has unfortunately had a terrible impact on the stock market recently, and we are yet to see how it develops over the coming months. We have seen a great surge in demand for wine in the previous weeks, as investors know that wine had one of its greatest bull runs following the last crisis of 2008. If you also want to hava a dicussion with us about the wine market and its benefits in this time of uncertaintly, feel free to get in touch with us. Our Managing Director Gregory Swartberg ([email protected]) or Rosti ([email protected]), our Senior Portfolio Manager, would talk about the benefits of wine investment in these uncertain times.

Wine & Spirits market update   

Luxury Red Wine Market Is Thriving Worldwide : Major Giants Chateau Petrus, Le Pin, Chateau Margaux
The Global Luxury Red Wine Market has witnessed continuous growth in the past few years and is projected to grow even further during the forecast period (2020-2026). The assessment provides a 360° view and insights, outlining the key outcomes of the industry.

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What is the most expensive new wine release put up for sale in 2019?

CNN released an article stating that the most expensive wine was produced in Hungary. The Royal Tokaji Company Essencia 2008 is released at $40,000, of which only 20 magnums were produced. 11 of the 20 have already been sold.

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Champagne’s Latest Vintage of the Century 

To produce Champagne Vintage the year must be almost perfect. For the last two decades 2002 and 2008 are considered by most of Champagne Houses as the best years. The 2012 vintage for Champagne has been described as exceptional, and sparkling wine lovers will be on the lookout to get a hold of it!

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