Blog: Wine and money
Chris Mercer | 15 March 2010
Here's a neat little chart showing the link between fine wine sales and the financial crisis.
We can thank wine critic and general expert Jancis Robinson for bringing this to our attention, with a bit of help from the Liv-Ex fine wine stock exchange and Forbes Magazine.
They have produced a graph to show a near perfect correlation between the fall in fine wine sales and the decrease in the number of billionaires around the world.
Today is SABMiller's final day. Some time this evening, Brussel's time, the second-biggest brewer in the world will be subsumed into the biggest, creating a beer behemoth of unprecedented proportions....
No, this is not PepsiCo's new ad slogan for its Mountain Dew brand....
Major wine players flocked to China ready for online giant Alibaba's 9.9 Global Wine and Spirits Festival, which took place on 9 September....
In May, Heineken's CEO, Jean-François van Boxmeer, called Vietnam the "poster child" for international beer thanks to strong demographics and growing demand....
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