Wine is the ultimate collectable. It is made in fixed quantities, there are numerous vintages that allow the creation of "sets", there are elements of artistry and the quantity available in the world declines over time. What other collectable actually improves over time and can be consumed, causing pleasure?
The best way to invest in wine is to first invest in an understanding of wine, for collecting solely for money's sake deprives one of all the pleasures that the product brings. You might as well collect stock certificates or Beanie Babies if you're only in it for the dollars. On the practical side, there are pretty significant transaction fees in obtaining and liquidating (no pun intended) wine and you can tie up capital for years. You also need a suitable storage space.
But there are plenty of people routinely making money collecting (or should we call it investing in?) wine. This section contains information designed to help you decide if collecting wine for profit is right for you and will bring tips, trends and news of interest for wine investors.
We also talk about how to store your investment quality wine, how to track its value and how to sell efficiently when the time comes.