Vint, a company that offers a platform for investors to buy shares in collections of fine wine, spirits, and other similar offerings, has released a blog post titled: “Reputation Matters: How to Assess a Wine Producer.” The blog post discusses the steps to determine which wine producer makes products that are worth investing in.
For a long time, wine investing has remained an investing tool reserved exclusively for the ultra-wealthy. The amount of initial capital, infrastructure, and extensive knowledge required to set up one’s own wine cellar and pick the choicest products to invest in is a time and resource-intensive endeavor. The difficulty and steep learning curve was a barrier that only a minority could overcome. However, Vint aims to change that as it takes the burden of setting up a storage and aging unit away from the individual investor and instead offers them an easy online interface to pick and choose the wine they want to invest in while doing all the hard work of procuring it and storing it safely themselves. The company says that it is trying to democratize the high-returning asset class of fine wine and spirits with SEC-qualified collections.
The company’s latest blog post attempts to demystify one of the most pressing questions that an investor looking at this alternative investment might have. The blog post says that to pick the wines that have the best possibility of high returns, one has to choose products that come from the best, most reputed wine producers. The quality of the producer and the products they release is the number one consideration when it comes to determining the value of one’s portfolio down the line. This holds true regardless of the location where the wine was manufactured.
Investors must approach the research by fixing an investment budget and then narrowing down the wine regions of the world. Certain regions of the world are better suited to higher returns due to their worldwide reputation. One might even consider building a portfolio that specializes in a particular kind of wine from a particular region of the world. Another consideration is the supply of the wine as one should pick wines that have a limited yearly inventory due to factors such as scarcity of land for vineyards, grape varieties, and weather conditions. Wines made in low volumes stand to appreciate in value more than those that are manufactured in bulk.
The reputation of the wine producer can also be ascertained by looking at historical and current market trends. The investor can then place bets on wines that will hopefully retain their value decades down the road. Wines from regions such as Burgundy, Champagne, Bordeaux, and Napa Valley have historically performed very well and are considered investment-worthy wines in wine circles. They are deemed low-risk and high reward because of their solid worldwide reputation. Wines should also be rare because they won’t be highly sought after and fetch a high price if they are available in abundance. The blog post concludes by saying that investment-grade windes should possess the following attributes – reputation, rarity, and desirability. Wines that showcase strengths in all three categories are the best to invest in.
A spokesperson for the company talks about its efforts to present an honest analysis of the best wines to invest in by saying, “We provide all of our clients with detailed reports crafted by a team of wine and spirit experts that build high-value collections of wine and allow investors to buy shares in the collections. We take the onus of doing research off your plate and give you all the information that you need to make the right decision regarding your money. When you choose Vint to invest in wine and spirits, you are stepping into the highly lucrative world of wine collecting with the support of tried and tested strategies that will give you the most return on your fine wine investment.”
Vint is the world’s first fully transparent platform for anyone to invest in fine wine and spirits. Readers can head over to its website to book a call with its CEO and get their questions answered. Their company is actively skyrocketing their sales and is accepting new investors.
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