Fine wine labels to watch in 2020

There’s a very established order to the fine wine secondary market with a lot of well-known labels well-ensconced in their leather armchairs in front of the club drawing room’s fire reading the paper – but who are the brash young things breaking the number one rule of no chandelier swinging before dinner?

This year’s Power 100 list compiled by Liv-ex showed a particularly interesting turnover at the very top of the order.

For the first time there were no first growths in the top 10 – with the exception of Latour which was clinging on by the very last of its fingernails in joint 10th place.

Burgundy ruled the roost instead, backed up by a coterie of Champagne and a lone Italian.

With Bordeaux generally continuing to lose market share in the increasingly broader world of fine wine, for the first time in a while there feels as though there are some potential membership spots up for grabs.

Who though will receive the invitation? In this particular case, being present on this year’s Power 100 list is a pre-requisite.

Here are our suggestions for a few that might get the nod.

Leave your reply

Most Recent Stories

The Dorchester set to auction off 2,000 items ahead of major renovation

Mayfair hotel The Dorchester will auction off thousands of items next month as part of a major phased renovation project.

The 13 best drinks for the Platinum Jubilee weekend

The first weekend in June is set to be packed with celebrations, as the Queen's Platinum Jubilee marks the Monarch's 70 years on the throne.

Tourists left stunned after being charged €600 for snack and drinks in Mykonos

American tourists visiting the popular Greek island destination Mykonos were reportedly left aghast when their meal of "two crab legs and a couple of Mojitos" set them back nearly €600.

Top 10 white wines for spring 2022

Following our Spring Tasting earlier this year, we bring you top 10 white wines from the competition, including an unusual Italian blend, an Austrian fizz, and a rare type of Tokaji.

Woman wins £74,000 payout after not being invited to work drinks

A casino worker has been awarded more than £74,000 in compensation as she was left feeling "shunned by colleagues" after being left out of a work drinks evening. 

Most Recent Stories

The Dorchester set to auction off 2,000 items ahead of major renovation

Mayfair hotel The Dorchester will auction off thousands of items next month as part of a major phased renovation project.

The 13 best drinks for the Platinum Jubilee weekend

The first weekend in June is set to be packed with celebrations, as the Queen's Platinum Jubilee marks the Monarch's 70 years on the throne.

Tourists left stunned after being charged €600 for snack and drinks in Mykonos

American tourists visiting the popular Greek island destination Mykonos were reportedly left aghast when their meal of "two crab legs and a couple of Mojitos" set them back nearly €600.

Top 10 white wines for spring 2022

Following our Spring Tasting earlier this year, we bring you top 10 white wines from the competition, including an unusual Italian blend, an Austrian fizz, and a rare type of Tokaji.

Woman wins £74,000 payout after not being invited to work drinks

A casino worker has been awarded more than £74,000 in compensation as she was left feeling "shunned by colleagues" after being left out of a work drinks evening.