Outright Purchase

Many clients prefer this service. We simply agree a price for the wine, arrange for its collection (or delivery if in professional storage) and send full payment to the client on receipt of the wine. The entire process can be completed in one day.

We can facilitate up to £250,000 in one transaction.

On Consignment

It may sometimes be possible to obtain a better price using this mechanism. This takes longer than the outright purchase. We agree an exclusive sale agreement with the client whereby we undertake to sell the wine over a specific time period. A pricing structure can be built into the agreement (dependant on the size of the portfolio). We do not take physical possession of the wine until we have managed to sell it. This option, whilst slower and less certain, provides an opportunity to fully investigate and maximise the sale value of a cellar.

How Does Payment and Collection Work?

Offer Agreed

Once you have accepted our offer, we will instruct our courier to get in touch with you to organise a collection slot at a time which is convenient to you. Wines are covered by our insurance.

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Organise Collection or Transfer

Your wine will be collected at a time which suits you and transported to our London office or one of our storage providers. This will take between 1-2 working days.

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Payment Made on Receipt 

Once your wine has reached us we will inspect your wine. Providing your stock meets the required standards of The London Wine Cellar , payment will be processed immediately.

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The majority of our wine stock is held at our storage partner Vinotheque’s facility in Burton-On-Trent. We are now pleased to offer upfront payment to clients who have wine stored at this site. Once a price has been agreed, we will transfer the full cash amount prior to taking possession of your wine. Unfortunately we are currently unable to offer this service for wine stored at other bonded facilities as we depend on independent quality checks, however we can still provide prompt payment once we have inspected your bottles.

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Collection Service

A member of our team will organise a collection and upon arrival we will do a quality check of your wine. Providing it meets requirements, we pay you directly.

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Why Sell?

Whether you’re looking to sell wine to release retirement funds or wanting to diversify your portfolio, we can make a competitive offer on your portfolio.

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Meet the Team

Timothy Block & Edward Kennedy founded The London Wine Cellar in 2013 after gaining expertise and industry insight both in the wine and investment fields.

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