Downturn gives value in fine wines

Wine lovers should be able to pick up fine wines for lower prices this year, due to the global economic downturn

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
3rd January, 2009

Wine lovers should be able to pick up fine wines for lower prices this year, due to the global economic downturn.

Industry figures are reporting a levelling out in the prices being paid for good vintages, as demand eased in the second half of last year. Jonathan Mitchell, managing director of Mitchell & Son wine merchants, said the firm had seen a huge uplift in demand for sales en primeur since 2001, but that demand...

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