Liv-ex founder and director James Miles will be speaking at the forthcoming conference Wine Investment 2008.

Held in London's Knightsbridge on the 2nd of December, the organisers, Global Markets Media, describe it as "an essential one day seminar for investment managers, analysts and wine industry professionals that will examine the current environment for investing in the fine wine market".

James will be setting the scene for the event with a presentation entitled 'The Wine Market Today', covering how the market works, current market conditions, the major payers and the key market drivers.

You can find more information on the other speakers – including journalist Andrew Jefford, Octavian's Michael Lainas and Gregory De'eb from Hong Kong's Crown Cellars – here.