Tracking the Performance of the Fine Wine Market – An Overview of the Liv-ex 100 Index

What is the Liv-Ex Fine Wine 100?

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 Index is a benchmark for the global fine wine market. It tracks the price movements of 100 of the most sought-after wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, and the Rhône. The index is compiled and published by Liv-ex, the leading global fine wine exchange, and is updated daily.

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 Index is considered a key indicator of the fine wine market and is widely used by wine investors, collectors, and industry professionals to monitor performance and trends. The index is based on actual trade data from Liv-ex and reflects the prices at which the featured wines are traded on the platform.

The 100 wines included in the index are chosen based on their trade liquidity and market depth, ensuring that the index accurately represents the performance of the fine wine market as a whole. Wines are selected from a pool of over 5,000 wines traded on Liv-ex and must meet certain criteria, such as having a minimum trade volume and frequency, to be eligible for inclusion.

So how has it been performing?

The index hit an all time high a few months ago, and in fact the last couple of years have seen very strong performance as people look to alternative asset classes during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The index is up 29% over the last 2 years – Some of the big Bordeaux names such as Lafite and Mouton Rothschild have done particularly well during this period as they usually do.

Source: Liv-Ex

What next?

If you are interested in hearing more about the fine wine market or you would like to get involved in our next Bordeaux en primeur campaign, then do get in touch.


Edward Stevens
Sales Manager
Waud Investment Wines Limited