Octavian in the Press

27/10/14
Spear's
The Spear's 500
Octavian's Managing Director, Vincent O'Brien, features in the Spear's 500 as one of only 14 "best wine advisers" ...read more
21/5/14
The Telegraph
How to Start a Fine Wine Collection
The Telegraph's wine correspondent Victoria Moore talks about her own experience of wine collecting before sharing tips from Octavian's Ella Lister ahead of a seminar on the subject as part of London Wine Week ...read more
1/2014
Decanter
Storage: when your case ends up in court
Having merchants store wine for you is handy, but if they run into financial difficulty, you might wish you'd dealt directly with the warehouse. ...download the pdf
12/10/13
Aftenposten
Dyrebare dråper (Precious Drops)
Norway's Aftenposten examines wine investment and the role that Octavian has to play in ensuring proper storage ...read more
27/4/13
www.anthonyrosewine.com / Revue de Vin de France China
The Biggest Fine Wine Cellar in the World
Anthony Rose recounts his underground adventures at Octavian's Corsham Cellars. For both English and Chinese versions ...read more
1/2013
Bloomberg Markets Magazine
Safe Stashes: How to Select a Wine Storage Company
Bloomberg's Elin McCoy outlines what to look for in a storage company, and puts Octavian forward as her only UK recommendation ...read more
16/5/12
www.12x75.com
An Interview with Nigel Jagger: Chairman of Octavian
Nigel talks about his many passions; for being his own boss, for sailing, for project Spyfish and of course, for fine wine storage ...read more
13/1/12
The Independent
Wine styles of the rich and famous: The Wiltshire 'wine mine' that houses the finest vintages
Demand for the finest vintages has soared during the past five years. Jamie Merrill discovers how they're kept in optimum drinking condition ...read more
12/2011
RT1 Russian Television
RT1 visits Corsham Cellars – Russian language only
10/11/11
The South China Morning Post
Storage Facilities Flourish: Octavian Visits Hong Kong
Hong Kong's premier English language newspaper, the SCMP, discusses Octavian's perfect conditions and the Certificate of Pristine Storage, in the light of their presence at the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair. ...read more
2011
The World of Fine Wine
Year’s end. The big picture.
A round up of 2010's auction facts and figures, plus a look at wine-storage facilities and their role in protecting vinous investments ...download the pdf
18/11/11
The Financial Times
China Hoists its Sails
Per capita wine consumption in the country is still minuscule but the total wine market has grown exponentially. ...read more
16/9/11
The Wall Street Journal
The Wine Connoisseur's Underground Vault
"The Wine World's Answer to Fort Knox" ...read more
1/4/11
The Financial Times
Spiral Marketing
The cool, damp climate conditions of the temperate UK, in particular, were suitable for wine storage, and much of the world's privately owned fine-wine stocks are at present UK-stored, notably at the Octavian Vaults, a vast underground facility at Corsham in Wiltshire ...read more
6/5/10
The Guardian
Inside the wine vault: where the super-rich hoard their liquid gold
A rare glimpse of Octavian Vaults's Corsham Cellars, where 5m bottles of fine wine are stored beneath the Wiltshire countryside ...read more
14/12/09
The BBC
A hundred feet under the tiny village of Gastard, on the outskirts of Corsham, can be found £1bn worth of the finest wines in the world.
6/9/08
The Daily Mail
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