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ARVI offers numerous unique and exclusive services – tailored-made to meet all of your private and professional needs. ARVI also offers a first-class Sommelier Service, in which ARVI’s Head Sommelier will hand-select wine saccording to their client’s tastes and wishes.
At ARVI, each client is cared for by their very own personal wine consultant, together the team speaks over 7 languages. This individual will provide purchasing advice, suggest new discoveries, and manage each clients’ portfolio with attention. ARVI wine consultants also give recommendations for the best drinking dates, and most importantly, keep their clients up-to-date on interesting wine related news with daily newsletters.
The Wine Vault service offers the best storage conditions for your wines. The temperature- and humidity-controlled cellar, overseen by cameras and a security system complete with fire alarms offers the best protection money can buy. It is a unique storage environment, offering everything a fine wine needs when laid down to mature – making each bottle safer, finer and ultimately worth more.
Effortlessly manage your collection. Using our Virtual Cellar web service you will be able to keep track of and access your personal wine portfolio in real time. You will be able to evaluate and add personal comments about wines you've tasted to generate a comprehensive report.
Sommelier On Demand
Have you ever found yourself in a restaurant wondering which wine to pair with your meal? Have you ever invited friends over for dinner and didn't know what glasses to use or how long you should decant your wine for? Do you need advice on finding restaurants with interesting wine lists? Do you need an assistance with designing the perfect wedding menu from great wines to wonderful foods?
In this day in age, with the continued high-demand for fine and rare wines, and more and more fraudsters trying to take advantage of the industry, wine authentication has never been more important.
Wine authentication can be a tricky business, but with the help of Maureen Downey – the world’s chief expert in wine fraud, counterfeit wine and fine wine authentication – ARVI takes this subject seriously. Working closely with Downey and her team for specialized training sessions, several members of ARVI have learned about her trademarked ‘Chai Method’ of verification first hand.
For deliveries within Switzerland, ARVI usually uses the Swiss Post, which offers the following services:
- Vinolog: a dedicated fine wine delivery service
- Post Priority or Express, for quick and secure deliveries
- Galliker for larger quantities
Alternative transport companies can be used for your deliveries upon request.
For foreign shipments ARVI selects from several logistics companies. Wine deliveries to foreign countries can be organized by ARVI depending on the country of destination. Shipping fees can be calculated before orders are placed.