What we do
Wine Owners is an online wine collection management platform and trading community for people who love and collect fine wine.
It brings together everything to organise, track and manage a fine wine collection:
- a vast database of fine wine with a wealth of information
- pricing for current market valuations and 10-year price history
- direct market access via a dynamic fine wine marketplace that makes it simple and cost-effective to sell your wine yourself, or to buy from other win lovers and collectors.
In short, Wine Owners provides everything a wine lover will ever need to organise, track and value a wine collection, and gives participants total control over buying and selling.
Who is it for?
Restaurants and Ontrade
$750,000,000 of fine wine catalogued, tracked and valued
280,000+ referential wine entries
90-100 million prices collected annually
Multi-millions of offers for sale and bids to buy
Founder & Executive Director. An investor in data-led digital ventures. Previously MD of a global marketing services business within Reed Elsevier (15 years) before leading the European information business of a Fortune 500 technology firm. More importantly he is a passionate wine enthusiast and long-term collector.
Co-founder & CTO. A Dutch national who started out at Shell, Wolter founded a bespoke software & database development company, which he sold to a 3i backed company, acting as Divisional Director of the new parent. Wolter has a strong track record of building and delivering technology-based businesses.
Board of Directors. Silicon Valley-based serial entrepreneur. After a period building systems for financial institutions on Wall Street, he went to Booz Allen, followed by senior roles at Oracle and Illustra. In the mid 90’s, co-founded Viant, a pure play web consulting firm, which became a NASDAQ listed company..
Data Manager. A French national and Masters graduate from France's National School for Statistics and Information Analysis, with previous experience at railway operator SNCF and a stint with a New York hedge fund. Interests include the Chinese strategy board game 'Go' and badminton.
Trade Sales Manager – joined the team in June 2015. Has over fifteen years in sales management roles in both financial services and the wine trade, together with involvement in start-up ventures. Having tasted across Europe, as well as Argentina, Australia and South Africa, and with plans to start the WSET Diploma, James’ provenance is assured!
Head of Logistics. Been in the UK Wine Trade for over 25 years, having gained valuable experience in Logistics / Operations roles with several well known London Wine Companies, and having originally trained in hotel management with the Savoy Group. When not at work, he can be found supporting Harlequins Rugby Club.