About us

What we do

Software as a Service (SaaS) platform solutions that are engineered from the ground up for fine wine businesses and wine services companies. We serve the needs of retailers, merchants, warehouses, the on-trade and other services businesses involved in fine wine.

We combine market specialism with a configurable, state of the art online SaaS platform that reduces cost of ownership, improves availability and security, and keeps you up to date with the latest version.

At the heart of everything we do is connectivity. Connecting a business with its customers, suppliers and stocks, buyers and trading partners. We help you to sell more, reach new markets and deliver a consistently good customer experience through all points of contact.

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Who is it for?

We focus entirely on the needs of the fine wine market.

Our solutions are used by firms of all sizes who have a common need to enhance their offering and operations.

Small and medium sized businesses can take the Hub ‘out of the box’,  add on additional functions and services as they grow and ‘level up’ with their larger competitors.  

Large organizations can configure and integrate a specific solution to manage their whole business ecosystem.

  • Merchants, brokers, e-commerce, importers
  • Wine warehouses
  • Hospitality – clubs, on-trade and institutions

Key facts

Best-in-class, white-label wine management platform (WMP) is today used by businesses globally, including many leading brands, managing $2 billion of wine inventories.

  • 19,000 users
  • 19 countries
  • $2 billion of fine wine catalogued, tracked and valued
  • 350,000+ referential wine entries
  • 90 million prices processed annually

Our Team

Nick Martin

nick.martin@wineowners.com

Founder. An investor in data-led digital ventures. Previously MD of a global marketing services business within Reed Elsevier (15 years) before leading the European information business and UK services arm of a Fortune 500 technology firm. He is a passionate wine enthusiast and long-term collector.

Wolter Visscher

wolter.visscher@wineowners.com

Co-founder & CTO. A Dutch national who started out at Shell, he then founded a bespoke software & database company, which he sold to a 3i backed company, acting as Divisional Director of the new parent. Wolter has a strong track record building and delivering technology-based businesses.

Robbie Vann Adibé

rova@wineowners.com

Board of Directors. Silicon Valley-based serial entrepreneur. After building systems for financial institutions on Wall Street, he went to Booz Allen, followed by senior roles at Oracle and Illustra. In the mid 90’s he co-founded Viant, a pure play web consulting firm, which became a NASDAQ listed company.

Jonathan Picchi

jonnathan.picchi@wineowners.com

Data Manager. A French national and Masters graduate from France’s National School for Statistics and Information Analysis, with previous experience at railway operator SNCF and a stint with a New York hedge fund. Interests include the Chinese strategy board game ‘Go’ and badminton.

Artemis Favvata

artemis.favvata@wineowners.com

Project and Stakeholder Management for Business Clients. A Master’s graduate in Information Systems and Technology from City University. Prior experience includes 5 years in Deutsche Bank Group Technology London as a Business Analyst and Project Manager and 2 years in various roles in the wine business.

Markus Burgmann

markus@wineowners.com

Software development. An Austrian national and Bachelor graduate for Business and Information Science. Founder of a bespoke software firm whose clients included DHL, H-Metall, CNH and FCA.  Software development at Wine Owners since 2012. Interests include music, cooking and running.

Jan Fitl

jan.fitl@wineowners.com

CMS & Technical Consultant. A Czech national, studied Digital Tele-Communication Technology before coming to the UK. Jan previously worked as a Head Sommelier at Alyn Williams at The Westbury Hotel and was in charge of the wine cellar and back of house operation at 67 Pall Mall for 4 years before joining Wine Owners.

Pedro Villamor

pedro.villamor@wineowners.com

CMS, development and integration specialist. Spanish national, he worked as an architect in Berlin and London with a focus on sustainability and natural materials before making the switch to tech. Passionate about design and technology.

Fabian Cobb

fabian.cobb@wineowners.com

Head of back office. Fabian began at accountancy firm Coopers & Lybrand, was launch Publisher and Editor in Chief of The World of Fine Wine with Hugh Johnson and has expertise in wine auction data. Advises on WMP integration with accounting packages.

Clotilde Muller

clotilde.muller@wineowners.com

Head of Marketing. Clotilde has an MBA in Marketing and Management from the Superior Institute of Commerce in Paris, and previously studied Economics and Finance. Advises on integration with Salesforce.com.