ARENI is a global research and action institute for the future of Fine Wine.



ARENI is for everyone who envisions a Fine Wine world that can evolve sustainably through today’s — and tomorrow’s — global challenges. ARENI is for everyone, from producer to distributor, journalist to collector, who needs to understand the current and future environment of Fine Wine, who wants to be aware of what’s coming, who is ready to harness change.

ARENI is for #perspective, for #understanding, for #action. ARENI is for you.

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A Force for Change

  • Members-only benefits

    Our Members receive priority invitation and access to events, access to members-only content including research, articles, and annual reports.

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    From our annual Think Tank to our International Insight Series, join us in building relationships, diversity, and growth of our community through collaboration and shared interests.

  • Research

    Our bi-annual research program explores the very definition of Fine Wine, and the challenges and opportunities vital for its Future.

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    From regularly published articles to exclusively-distributed Annual Report, our publication program helps Fine Wine stakeholders understand and act upon the future’s challenges.

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FM4FW2019 Recap

This post event recap presents the main ideas and actions developed during Fine Minds 4 Fine Wines 2019, an international Think Tank organised by Areni Global and dedicated to the Future of Fine Wine. With a focus on how we can " Think-Share-Build and Shape" the future, we gathered 70 thought-leaders and forward thinkers, bringing together expertise from within the Fine Wine ecosystem as well as from diverse fields such as geopolitics, tech, finance and science.
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Future Technology Series: The Future Technology in Wine Report

On April 25th, Pauline Vicard, our Executive Director, had the opportunity to participate in the London Technology Club's second Future Technology Series event featuring Wine. Topics included technology used to support older methods of grape production with Apps able to monitor weather conditions affecting vines, technology to tackle counterfeiting and monitor storage conditions whilst wines are in transit, as well as insights into how our senses affect the overall experience of wine.

Collaborate & Explore:
2019 Research Programme

Based on the past two years of collaboration and communication, the Areni Research programme centres around six key forces of disruption:

01—Changing Societies

Exploring major trends such as Climate Change, Sustainability, and Access to Labour

02—Natural & Human Resources

Exploring major trends such as Temperance, Generational Shifts, and Diversity.


Exploring major trends such as Funding, Viability & Value Creation, Diversification of Capital Sources

04—Market Access

Exploring major trends such as Tomorrow’s Markets, Regulations toward Transparency, Move from Supply Chain to Demand Chain

05—Digital Economy & Transformative Technology

Exploring major trends such as Disruptive Tech, Internet of Things, Robotics, AR/VR, and Blockchain

06—The Empowered Customer

Exploring major trends such as the New Rules of Conversation, Gatekeepers’ Evolution, Packaging, Language, and the New Definition of Luxury

Create & Connect:
2019 Programming

Insight Series

London, September 2019
New York, November 2019
Paris, January 2020

FM4FW Think Tank 2019

4-6 July
{By Invitation Only}

ARENI Think Tank 2019
4-6 July, Bordeaux

Special Events

Define Fine Wine Dinner
Public Debates
Annual Members’ Dinner

In this time of rapid change, the ARENI is dedicated to fostering the conversations and collaboration that will shape the future of fine wine, whilst preserving its cultural heritage, craftsmanship and artisanal skill.

We invite you to join us.