The Financial Times published its annual "Buying & Investing in Wine" supplement on Saturday, featuring some interesting reading for collectors and traders alike. As usual, the aticles are available on the FT website, with links below.

Notes of recovery, hints of bubble

My tops for value (up to €50): The difference between fine drinking and price

An app before dinner

eProvenance: Some like it hot but most like it at the right temperature…

Auctions: China uncorks the market

Foiling the fraudsters: Containing subtle hints of berry, oak, and scandal

En primeur: Prices may rise as more money chases a better product

Languedoc: Hope lies in hills for region on the up

Online trading: Beginning to spread its wings

South Africa: Escape to the Cape for a touch of the old world

Chateau Lafite: Demand from China fuels spectacular performance

DIY wineries: Corking good way to enter the business and roll out a barrel

Watch out for the scams