Investment Wine

07Sep 2020

Opus One 2017 has been released at £1370 per 6×75, a 6.8% decrease from the 2016 opening price of £1470 per case. During the 2017 vintage in Napa, wildfires ravaged the Northern California area affecting both the size and taste (smoke taint) of the harvest. Antonio Galloni in his first impressions on the region, stated “readers […]

10Apr 2019

We are heading into our fifth Bordeaux En Primeur campaign and it seems we are in for another excellent year for the 2018 wines. It seems remarkable that we have had 5 very good vintages back to back. THE 2018 BORDEAUX EN PRIMEUR VINTAGE REPORT By Charles Waud, Director, Waud Wines 2014 – Classic vintage […]

07Mar 2019

Last night we had the last in our series of three investment wine evenings discussing the upcoming 2018 Bordeaux En Primeur campaign. With 45 guests attending, we started with our traditional Mas de Daumas Gassac Rose Frizant, before sitting down for the investment presentation. After a welcome from our UBS host, Nick Williams, Jeremy and Charles […]

27Feb 2019

I am delighted to invite you to attend the launch of our Waud Investment Wine 2018 Bordeaux En Primeur campaign. This year we are offering a choice of four dates for the presentation and investment grade wine tasting where we will be joined by one of our négociants from Bordeaux who will be able to […]

23Apr 2018

The 2017 campaign is finally starting to gather some pace. Following two fantastic days in Bordeaux at the beginning of this month, it was pleasing to taste some very good wines indeed. Before we arrived, much had been reported about Bordeaux being hit hard by the frost and that this would have a major effect […]

29Mar 2018

Last night we held the last of our 3 Investment Wine presentations at Barclay’s world HQ offices in Canary Wharf. We were delighted to have been invited to host in their stunning atrium on Level 30, with views looking out over London. With 30 guests, made up of original Waud Investment Wine clients, some Waud […]

01Dec 2017

Waud Wines launched in 2011 and is the result of many jovial social gatherings and an increasing fascination of wine within the Waud family and its extended network of friends. ‘Why don’t you start this as a business – we would buy from you. We love your wines and your tastings’ – so we did! […]

13Mar 2017

We are delighted to invite you to attend the launch of our Waud Investment Wine 2016 Bordeaux En Primeur campaign on Wednesday 22nd March from 5.30pm at Nicholas Mee & Company Aston Martin showrooms in West London. Last year our various Waud Wine syndicates made up of friends, colleagues and wine club members, again invested […]

20Feb 2017

As we rev up towards our 2016 Bordeaux En Primeur Campaign, we look at a fascinating article about the 2016 wines. The below article is written by Bordeaux grower, winemaker and writer Gavin Quinney and was published on the Liv-Ex blog. Bordeaux 2016 – the largest harvest since 2006 2016 was the biggest Bordeaux harvest in […]

20Jun 2016

As the campaign draws to a close, Château Lafite releases their 2015 @ £4,350.00 IB per case, which represents circa 20% decrease against the ‘06, ‘07 and 2008 vintages and £2,000.00 per case cheaper than the ‘05, ‘09 and 2010 vintages. 97-98 James Suckling “Here is a Lafite with lots of muscle and tone. Very […]

17Jun 2016

Denis Durantou’s long awaited release, Château L’Eglise Clinet was highly recommended and we snapped up our allocation @ £1,900.00 IB per case. 98-99 James Suckling “Lively and energized. Full body, intense and dense tannins. Great wine. Goes on for minutes. Such focus and clarity”. 96-98 Neal Martin “The 2015 L’Eglise-Clinet is a blend of 90% […]