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Investing in Burgundy: Elite names in high demand

Tightening allocations do nothing to slow trading in blue-chips, but collectors are pulling corks to enjoy top wines, too.

Global demand for top Burgundy wines has continued to be strong, with wealthy collectors buying to drink as well as to invest, say merchants. UK-based Goedhuis & Co told Decanter that its Burgundy en primeur sales hit a new high during the recent 2020-vintage campaign.

White wines were particularly in demand as savvy buyers anticipated shortages in the 2021 vintage, due to adverse weather conditions.

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