Fine Wine Storage Features

Storage and Trading Solutions for Today’s Collector


 

 



Storage Charges

Storage fees are calculated daily and charged monthly. You only pay for storage you use, no more annual bills charged in advance.

Free Storage for Active Traders

Cru gives a rebate on storage fees based on buying or selling activity each month. Cru also offers FREE storage for the first 30 days on any wine bought through Cru.

BOUGHT / SOLD PER MONTH MONTHLY STORAGE CHARGE EX VAT
Above £10,000 Free storage
£7,500 - £10,000 £0.14/unit (75% off)
£5,000 - £7,500 £0.28/unit (50% off)
£2,500 - £5,000 £0.41/unit (25% off)
Up to £2,500 £0.55/unit
First 30 days Free storage on wines bought through Cru

*A unit is a case of wine, whatever the quantity of bottles it holds: 1x75cl, 6x75cl, 12x75cl.



 

 



Sell your wines online

Cru’s integrated storage and trading platform makes fine wine trading surprisingly easy and profitable.

SELL WINE FOR JUST 5% COMMISSION

Cru has the most competitive rates on the market; just 5% Selling Commission on all wines bought through Cru.

WINE SOURCE SELLING COMMISSION
Wines bought through Cru: 5%
Wines bought elsewhere and transferred to Cru: 10%

UNRIVALLED GLOBAL LIQUIDITY

Our market-leading selling tool gives you full control and unrivalled Global Liquidity. You set the price and your wines are automatically offered, in real-time, to trade and retail buyers across the globe: UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Europe and USA.

IMMEDIATE CREDIT

Your account is credited as soon as your wine sells, enabling you to re-invest in new wines straight away. You will be instantly notified as your wines sell via email and on the app.



 

 



Portfolio Management Platform

Cru’s market-leading portfolio management platform is available through our state-of-the-art website and industry leading app (iOS and Android). We provide valuable analytics from Liv-ex.com and a suite of tools to gain insight of the fine wine market, giving you full transparency and complete control.

Drinking window

See the drinking range of your wines.

Price movement

Stay up to date with real-time valuations of your fine wine portfolio.

Market-leading research

Keep informed with the latest research on market opportunities.

Portfolio composition

View your fine wine portfolio breakdown by country, region and rating.

Portfolio Summary

Download a monthly summary of your fine wine portfolio activity.

Buy and sell recommendations

Receive recommendations on what to buy and sell.



 

 



International Storage Network

Cru’s growing fine wine storage network allows you to store wine across the globe and to transfer wines between storage locations on-screen as often as you like.



Vine International
London City Bond
Tilbury, UK

Vine International is owned by the Liv-ex group, the world’s premier fine wine exchange, and is a member of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) and the UK Warehouse Association (UKWA). London City Bond has been managing fine wine for the world’s most discerning collectors since 1978.

excellent storage conditions

Temperature & humidity controlled, maintained by cutting edge sensors monitored every 30 minutes.

Full insurance at market value.

Kerry Logistics
Hong Kong

Kerry Logistics is a leading logistics service provider in Asia, with storage facilities in accordance to the HKQAA Wine Storage Management Systems. Restricted access via fingerprint recognition and 24h recorded CCTV provides the highest-level of security.

excellent storage conditions

Temperature controlled from the loading docks (16-20°C) with constant airflow and humidity control. Fully insulated from heat and direct sunlight.

Full insurance at market value.

Toll City
Singapore

Toll City is a new start-of-the-art, fully bonded, specialised wine warehouse that opened in 2018 and is approved by Singapore Customs. Based in Tuas, efficiency and security are at the heart of Toll City, with 24h CCTV in every storage isle.

excellent storage conditions

Temperature controlled from the loading docks (18-20°C) with constant airflow and humidity control. Fully insulated from heat and direct sunlight.

Full insurance at market value.

Dartess
Bordeaux, France

Coming Soon

United States

Coming Soon



 

 



TOP SECURITY AS STANDARD

Cru offers the most secure fine wine storage solution. Our #1 duty is to ensure that collectors receive the highest standard of security and traceability. All wines are fully insured at market value.

INSURANCE AT MARKET VALUE

The wines insured market value can be viewed in real-time in your account.

SECURITY OF TITLE

Numbered sub accounts provide independent record of ownership.

UNIQUE CASE IDS

All wines have itemised IDs that can be verified with the warehouse.

NO CREDIT RISK

Storage in third party warehouses with no ownership relationship with Cru.

TOP QUALITY SERVICE

Our warehouses meet stringent systems and security checks.

DAILY RECONCILIATION

Daily reconciliation to ensure Cru records match with the warehouse.



 

 



frequently asked questions

How do I move my wine to Cru?

Moving wine stored elsewhere into Cru Storage is simple, use our online transfer tool to upload your wines straight into our system. Our goods in team is available to assist you and help liaise with the origin warehouse: operations@cruworldwine.com

Can I store wine bought from elsewhere?

Yes. Cru offers the most secure solution on the market for managing multi-supplier wine purchases. Our transfer tool allows you to collate all your purchases and provides the expertise of fine wine specialists at Vine International, who carry out stringent checks ensuring your wines are delivered correctly and in good condition.

What happens when my wine sells?

Your account is credited as soon as your wine sells, enabling you to re-invest in new wines straight away. You will be instantly notified as your wines sell via email and on the App. You can withdraw cash 30 days after your wine has sold.

How are storage fees calculated?

Storage fees are calculated daily and charged monthly. You only pay for storage you use (no more annual bills charged in advance). Payment will be taken automatically via credit card each month.

Are my wines insured?

Yes. All wines stored in your Cru Account are fully insured to market value.




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