Fine wine has a long and distinguished history.
Its production dates back 6,500 years. As long
as wine has been produced and consumed, it
has also been invested in
Since wine is fundamentally for pleasure, few collectors are interested only in investment.
With our 150 years’ of tradition in gourmet food and drink, we would like to invite you to join the exclusive club of wine collectors and connoisseurs.
The investment universe of fine wines is quite narrow. The top 25 Bordeaux chateaux and a handful of properties from other regions dominate. Supply from these is limited but demand can fluctuate, giving interesting opportunities
However, what truly separates fine wine from commercial wine is strong demand in the secondary market, driven by the ability to improve in a bottle and a record of excellence
Recently, the investment grade wine universe has been expanded with new “entrants“ from Napa Valley, Tuscany and Australia. Many of these have performed better in the last five years than traditional First Growths
Professional advice in selection, storage and trading is essential in this still opaque and unregulated market
Meinl am Graben, the gourmet food temple located in the heart of Vienna, has one of the largest collections of wine from all over the world, including rare cuvées from Austria and elsewhere
Our team of sommeliers can help build your collection with focus on investment or consumption, arrange exclusive tastings, provide storage and advise on secondary market trading