Investing in wine

The decision to invest in wine tends to come from the heart. From Barolo to Montalcino, the finest Italian wines evoke this rich and historic country wherever you are in the world. Yet wine can also make business sense. With international investors has come energy and knowledge that is driving the emergence of new wine-focused experiences including resorts, fine dining and agriturismo across Italy.

How we can help

Withers’ Italian offices have overseen many transactions in relation to wine businesses and agriturismo facilities and can advise on the three-tier system (production, distribution and sales of wine), as well as any regulatory matters, tax planning and structuring.

A little known fact

While Prosecco grabs the headlines, Franciacorta, which receives its second fermentation in the bottle, is the true rival to Champagne.