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Cult Wines Global Index

The Cult Wines Global Index tracks the prices of the most sought-after, tradeable fine wines in the market.

Cult Wines Global Index, powered by Wine-Searcher

The Cult Wines Global Index forms a benchmark measurement of the global fine wine market performance. Using Wine-Searcher data, the Index is comprised of a dynamic set of wines that represents the fine wine investment market based on strict liquidity criteria. The Cult Wines Global Index is comprised of the following Regional Indices – Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Rhone, Italy, USA and Rest of World. Together they make up the Cult Wines Indices, which provide a comprehensive and objective view of the fine wine market.
Global
APRIL YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR
Cult Wines Global Index -0.60% -1.92% -6.88% 22.07% 27.48%
Cult Wines Bordeaux Index -0.22% -2.25% -8.06% 2.54% 1.63%
Cult Wines Burgundy Index -0.83% -2.14% -8.52% 42.57% 54.46%
Cult Wines Champagne Index 0.69% -0.36% -3.40% 29.31% 45.69%
Cult Wines Rhone Index -0.50% -1.18% -5.42% 12.90% 13.21%
Cult Wines Italy Index -0.25% -1.42% -1.86% 15.26% 26.41%
Cult Wines USA Index -1.45% -2.33% -6.84% 20.31% 21.20%
Cult Wines Rest of World Index -0.66% -1.67% -3.14% 11.25% 17.24%
Source: Pricing data as of 30 April 2024.
Cult Wines Indices are an objective measure of the global fine wine market based on Wine-Searcher pricing data and rebalanced annually based on strict liquidity criteria. Prices calculated in GBP and results may vary in other currencies. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. 

Cult Wines Regional Indices

The Cult Wines Regional Indices are dynamically weighted each month to accurately reflect the amount of activity on Wine-Searcher. Together, the weighted Cult Wines Regional Indices are combined to make up the nearly 7,000 wines that form the Cult Wines Global Index.
Bordeaux

Cult Wines Bordeaux Index returned -0.22% in April and -8.06% over the past 12 months.

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Burgundy

Cult Wines Burgundy Index returned -0.83% in April and -8.52% over the past 12 months.

Champagne

Cult Wines Champagne Index returned +0.69% in April and -3.40% over the past 12 months.

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Rhone

Cult Wines Rhone Index returned -0.50% in April and -5.42% over the past 12 months.

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Italy

Cult Wines Italy Index returned -0.25% in April and -1.86% over the past 12 months.

USA

Cult Wines USA Index returned -1.45% in April and -6.84% over the past 12 months.

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Rest of world

Cult Wines Rest of World Index returned -0.66% in April and -3.14% over the past 12 months.

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Methodology

The Cult Wines Global Index tracks the prices of the most sought-after, tradeable fine wines in the market. By analysing 200K global prices offers through a partnership with Wine-Searcher, the world's most extensive source of wine pricing data, the Cult Wines Indices provide a fully independent, in-depth view of the global fine wine market.

Using Wine-Searcher data, rather than our own trading information, maintains the integrity of the Cult Wines Indices by using the best possible data while relying on a credible, independent third-party source. The Indices are rebalanced annually based on strict liquidity criteria to ensure they accurately represent the tradeable fine wine market and avoid any arbitrary or biased decisions.

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