Digitised Market Services
An innovative global wine services provider
Independent. Comprehensive. Powerful. Sustainable.
VINEX is an independent provider of technology based services owned by Vin-Exchange Ltd (Company No 9908869) with offices at 88 Lower Marsh Road, London SE1 7AB UK; and is supported by experienced wine industry professionals.
Our mission is to provide industry-leading, best practice trading tools, support processes, and supply-chain services that integrate with wine organisations, lower overall transaction costs, increasing their sustainability and that are important to members when sourcing and offering wholesale wine, within and across all markets.
In 2014, VINEX recognised an opportunity to introduce trading technology that lower transaction costs, increase value and promote sustainability across the greater wine industry.
In 2016, proprietary trading, sampling and market reporting technology was launched integrating the unique processes and security required of a comprehensive, global trading marketplace, advancing the efficiency, reach and growth of business to business wine trading operating.
VINEX has grown to becomes a provider of technology based market services since it launched its marketplace, which now include payments and a supply management platform, with associated services in freight & logistics and sampling.
Independently owned, VINEX provides a range of business to business services to members. Through secure digitised connection, members with an account can connect and trade bulk wines (including grape juice, must, juice concentrate, wine, fortified and spirit) and bottled wines (including unlabelled, private labels and producer brands).
VINEX is a new generation global marketplace, sustainably connecting wine professionals.
By harnessing powerful web-based price-matching and state-of-the-art technology, VINEX has developed a comprehensive, secure and trustworthy trading and payments platform based on industry best practices and made it accessible to all approved organisations in the global wine industry.
VINEX is proud to offer the following services and features to the industry:
|✔ Available wines from 15+ countries||✔ Connecting buyers from 57 countries and 7,400 producers|
|✔ Efficient wine sampling system||✔ Centralised dashboard reporting|
|✔ Central market – Main||✔ Quality, verified industry members|
|✔ By Invitation – Direct Market||✔ Independent wine appraisal services|
|✔ Premium - Boutique Market||✔ Industry-first VINPay, earlier guaranteed wine payments|
|✔ Multiple buying trade methods, including Reverse Auction||✔ Experienced industry support|
|✔ Multiple selling methods, including Forwards||✔ Trade anywhere, on your PC, tablet or mobile|
VINEX verifies all registration applications and upon acceptance provides members with Professional access for 90 days to all features and market reporting. Following your subscribed 90 day trial with unlimited access, you have the choice of Basic, with limited access, or subscribe for Professional access and continue to receive the highest level of access, service, functionality and market content.
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VINEX is independent. The Company is not owned or aligned with any other company or organisation in the wine industry. Nor does it produce or take ownership of wines. Being independent gives VINEX the ability and integrity to provide members with an objective and trustworthy marketplace to directly connect with other members and offer or source wines, and remain up to date with market trends and developments.
Ensuring legal, ethical and fair trading
VINEX ensures legal, ethical and fairness in trading for all members large or small. In addition to a verification process on registration, members must agree to comply with the Trading Rules. VINEX protects the identity of all members, providing anonymity to ensure each is treated equally and fairly, ensuring a completely objective assessment of value. Finally, for the benefit of both parties, all trades are subject to Clearing & Settlement approval, including acceptance of a final sample and specifications prior to signing a Sale & Purchase Agreement.
The VINEX marketplace utilises the latest, transactional technology ensuring integrity and fairness in trading. It communicates using 256 bit SHA-2 secured SSL protocols, applying a hybrid cryptosystem utilising both asymmetric and symmetric encryption.
For optimum performance and security, VINEX may not be accessible on older, unsupported PC or Mac browser versions, including Internet Explorer. You should ensure your Chrome, Safari, Edge or Firefox browser is updated and running the latest operating software version.
The system has sophisticated load-sharing capabilities and an inbuilt triple redundancy service across international locations, provided by one of the world’s largest hosting providers. This architecture ensures real-time connectivity, along with stable and reliable access from any location, across multiple devices simultaneously.
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VINEX uses responsive design and can be easily accessed on your mobile smartphone so you can offer, source and trade on the go.
Our Aim and Vision
We aim to provide members with increased market connection, lower transaction costs and increased access to liquidity, using technology to deliver secure trading functionality and tools with uninterrupted access to market insights to trade wines efficiently and transact invoices, supported by a team of experienced wine professionals.
Our vision is to be regarded by our wine industry peers as a credible trading, payments and market reporting organisation, that provides lower costs and highly valued outcomes to its customers.
- Deliver a positive difference to our customers, every time
- Act responsibly with independent integrity
- Uphold the highest standards of regulation and compliance
- Deliver industry best practices in supply and procurement
VINEX does not trade its own wine, take the title over any parcel of, or packaged wine, nor produce wine or own wine production facilities. VINEX is not aligned with any other wine business. VINEX does not guarantee the quality or winemaking compliance of a listed product but does provide a comprehensive sampling process and analytical service to customers. Any wine listing making quality certification claims must provide evidence of that certification for verification before a trade can be approved. VINEX does not facilitate the sale of wine to consumers, nor deliver wine samples to persons under the legal drinking age.
VINEX supports the responsible consumption of alcohol.
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