What's all this then?
Wine Collections is a unique, bespoke service for collectors in the UK. Created
primarily in response to a need for a secure, independent (we don’t sell wine)
storage facility for wine buyers large or small, the range of services we offer
grows all the time.
Simply, NEXUS offers Fine Wine Collectors the simplest, safest method of
managing their stock currently available. There is no other service offering
the same combination of logistic know-how, system innovation and wine knowledge
all in one easy to use service.
Bevan — An innocent time?
a director of John Armit Wines, Mark Bevan is committed to making Fine Wine
collecting as safe and simple as possible.
"Do you remember an innocent time? Before supply shortfalls and speculators.
Before provenance problems and phoney Pétrus. Before garagiste and synthetic
yeast? Well I don’t. Consumers have been getting their fingers burnt for years.
The first I remember was the Hungerford Wine Company collapse in the 80’s but
right up to the Mayfair Cellars & U-Vine liquidations last year many collectors have found that
their wine is either not what they were expecting or simply not there. This
experience, combined with the proliferation of small brokers and
'investment'-only companies has made the collector wary. This is a shame since
the UK has a fantastically strong Independent Wine sector offering buyers the
greatest selection of fine wine in the world and if we are to avoid homogeneity
in our market we must support it. There is an inherent risk and a fear of the
unknown when buying from a small business. NEXUS aims to remove that risk and
take away much of the administrative burden of buying wine from multiple