Auction Services

Expert analysis with portfolio rebalancing recommendations to keep your collection in line with your current tastes. Know what to keep, for how long, and what to drink, sell or give away now.*

Our personal relationships with every major auction house allows us to negotiate the best price for you – and we'll handle all of the fulfillment, packing and shipping details.


Collection Expertise
At Your Service

From Vino Vault's Chief Wine Officer, Jeff Smith
Our Collection & Auction Services team is led by Vino Vault's Chief Wine Officer, Jeff Smith, a world-renowned cellar and collection expert who's been featured in Wine Spectator, Los Angeles Times, CNN, has acted as an expert witness on major wine counterfeiting cases and is the author of cellar management book The Best Cellar.

Jeff and his team have organized, cataloged and analyzed many of the most prestigious private wine collections in the US.


Whether private locker or home cellar, our cellar management experts can inventory and catalog your entire collection and provide its contents on the Vino Vault Cellar Portal (this service – excluding home cellar organization – is included with Full Service membership


Custom analysis performed by our cellar management team, led by renowned cellar master Jeff Smith, to learn your tastes and vision for your cellar. This analysis will uncover opportunities to divest or make room for new wines, provide a connection to buyers and facilitate auction management.


Our auction management team works with you to make the selling experience as simple and hassle-free as possible. With deep ties in the auction industry, our Chief Wine Officer and team finds the best partner, the best price and manages all aspects of the sale, from packing and shipping to fulfillment and verification.