The VinoGrad Themed Venu

Wine as an Investment

16 Jun , 10:30–11:30
Passage in zone G, VinoGrad

Over the past 15 years, the global investment wine market has demonstrated exceptional performance, surpassing most blue-chip equity markets. It has proven to be a more resilient and stable investment avenue compared to the precious metals market. According to the Union of Sommeliers and Experts of Russia, our country is emerging as a formidable player in the winemaking realm, capable of producing prestigious wines with long-term potential for cellaring.
As the quality and popularity of domestic wines continue to rise, a growing interest in investment opportunities, personal collections, home storage, and wine futures is observed.
In this session, experts will delve into the essential elements of wine investments, including valuation systems, secondary markets, financial instruments, global experiences, potential returns, investment profiles and parameters, minimum entry thresholds, and the average private investor's engagement.
What is the existing experience in evaluating collectible wines in Russia? What insights do experts provide regarding their potential? How can the challenge of legislative restrictions on wine sales by private investors, which directly impacts investment returns, be effectively addressed? What infrastructure is required to foster the growth of the wine investment segment within the Russian wine industry?

Artur Sarkisyan, President, Union of Sommeliers and Experts of Russia

Andrey Aseev, CFO Vinoterra
Elena Batrak, Chief expert on collection wines JSC PJSC "Massandra"
Olga Valchuk, Head of Marketing and Development Department, Agrofirm Zolotaya Balka
Kira Efimova, owner of the LK2 wine project
Roman Serov, General Director of RSHB Asset Management LLC
Pavel Titov, President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)
Elena Tsareva, B2C Strategic Development Director at SimpleWine Privé & Corp at Simple Group