Preserve Your Wine w a Boutique Cellaring Service
Media release 19th May 2008
Preserve Your Fruitful Wine Collection With A Boutique Cellaring Service
Collectors, Connoisseurs and anyone who appreciates a good drop of fine wine will appreciate that proper cellaring requires both time and care.
Batchelar Fine and Rare Wine is a premier provider for fine wine products and services, including a first-class storage and cellaring service designed to preserve the life and enhance the flavour of fine wine collections.
An incredible amount of passion and careful consideration goes into selecting and investing in wine. However, if storage conditions are anything less than perfect these precious investments can quickly sour, in flavour and in value, according to Luke Batchelar, Managing Director of Batchelar Fine and Rare Wine.
“The way your wine is stored today will most definitely decide its future, both from a drinking and investment perspective”, he says.
Correct storage for a fine wine is one of the most difficult things to find, simply because the optimum conditions required to protect and mature wine to perfection are exceptionally difficult to produce and maintain.
Batchelar has gone to considerable lengths to secure a convenient, world-class storage system, utilising a number of in-house and managed service options depending on the location of their clients, their wine portfolio and their cellaring requirements.
“The beauty of this service is that a client’s precious investment is never far away. The collection can be accessed at any time and delivered to their door so they can pop the cork of their finest bottle on a whim or as and when a special occasion calls for it,” he says
Batchelar says if clients have taken the trouble to provide pristine storage for their wine then they should be able to prove it to the secondary market. This is why Batchelar Fine and Rare Wine offers a Cellar Certificate as standard with their service, to authenticate that the wine has been laid down in the correct storage conditions essential for its optimal maturation.
Batchelar takes great pride in his knowledge of fine wine and the wine industry, having qualified with a prestigious full Diploma in Wines and Spirits at the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) in London. With the exception of the Master of Wine (still less than 300 graduates globally), the WSET diploma is widely regarded as the industry benchmark of excellence.
In addition to its unique cellar storage, Batchelar Fine and Rare Wine also provides a range of boutique services to its discerning clientele, including personalised cellar management, luxury wine experiences and international sourcing of some of the world’s rarest wines.
View the full range of services provided by Batchelar Fine and Rare Wine at their comprehensive website www.batchelarwines.co.nz