About Us

Oeno is more than just a group. It’s a dynamic and innovative entity that sets trends and reshapes the way investors enjoy the fine wine market. Our financial analysts and wine experts work seamlessly together to provide an exceptional level of service to our clients on a daily basis and offer exclusive access to the world’s most prestigious wines.

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Future

Our multi-award winning investment arm with a fully-managed service that is second to none. Our expert insider knowledge and investment expertise yield market-beating profits, putting us at the cutting edge of a fast-paced market.

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Trade

Whether you are a Michelin-starred restaurant, a discerning private collector, or part of the busy hospitality customer, OenoTrade’s personalised service supplies the finest of wines direct to your cellar.

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House

Our home, an inviting space for our clients and city workers to mingle with like-minded individuals. Here guests can enjoy the finest of wines in an elegant setting unrivalled anywhere in the city.

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Meet the team

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Daniel Carnio

Daniel was born into the world of wine, taking his first sip aged 6 and helping with the harvest in his grandfather’s vineyards. After studying enology under Professor Mario Fregoni, Daniel made wine under the late, great Gianfranco Soldera and worked as a sommelier at Michelin-starred restaurants before setting up his first wine investment company in his late twenties. As Oeno’s director, Daniel’s encyclopaedic knowledge of wine and exceptional industry contacts benefit all parts of the group.
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Daniel Carnio

Director

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Daniel Walker

Daniel Walker has a real knack for analysing markets and utilising their unpredictable nature to benefit OenoFuture’s clients. After honing his skills in trading houses, hedge funds and asset management in the City, Daniel had his eureka moment in a London wine bar and realised the incredible potential of the fine wine market. As Head of Investment and Oeno Co-Founder, Daniel’s industry-leading advice maximises annual returns and enables our clients to consistently reap rich rewards.

Daniel Walker

Head of Investment

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Justin Knock MW

Justin Knock has the rare distinction of being one of the few Masters of Wine to pass the notoriously tough exams first time round in 2010. He has held a number of high-profile roles in the wine industry such as UK Director of the California Wine Institute. With extensive experience in wine production, distribution and marketing, Justin brings a wealth of industry expertise as Oeno’s Head Wine Analyst and resident expert on the New World specialising in Australian and Californian fine wines.
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Justin Knock MW

Head Wine Analyst

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Olivier Gasselin

Olivier Gasselin has been in the wine trade since 2001 with his career taking him all over the globe as head sommelier and wine buyer for restaurant groups like D&D London and Hakkasan. Olivier was awarded Best Sommelier in the Middle East three times, also winning the Sommelier Wine Challenge at Imbibe Live 2016, before completing his WSET Diploma in 2018. As Head of OenoTrade Olivier manages buying and supplier relations, using his extensive contacts to keep everything running smoothly.
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Olivier Gasselin

Head of OenoTrade

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Alice Longhurst-Jones

Alice Longhurst-Jones fell for wine on a month-long trip to Argentina which turned into a three-year love affair. After completing her WSET Level 3 and graduating with a BA in Liberal Arts she has worked for several London wine merchants as well as wine companies in Spain and Argentina, gaining wide-ranging experience in purchasing, sales, and marketing. She is now returning to her creative roots as Oeno’s Content Editor.
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Alice Longhurst-Jones

Oeno’s Content Editor

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Mike Heffernan

Mike Heffernan started working in the City in the 1980s, advancing quickly to become a dealer and then a broker in 1988. For 10 years he pursued a very successful career in broking for the highly acclaimed Harlow’s International & Spot CHF desks before turning his attention on the Asian market. Now Mike uses his wealth of experience, impeccable market analysis and financial acumen to help Oeno to stay ahead of the game in his role as Head Financial Analyst.
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Mike Heffernan

Head Financial Analyst

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Nicola Merighi

Nicola Merighi’s Italian roots led him to an early interest in wine, although it wasn’t until he began to work for a high-profile gastropub in London that he discovered his true calling. He honed his wine skills and knowledge at private members’ clubs and top London restaurants including Hakkasan Mayfair where he worked as Head Sommelier for several years. Passing his WSET exams up to Level 3 in wine, Nicola puts his wine knowledge and on-trade contacts to good use working for OenoTrade.
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Nicola Merighi

Trade Manager

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Daniele Napoletano

Daniele was raised in a family of hugely successful role models. His father is an acclaimed international hotelier which helped to expose Daniele to the world of gastronomy and fine wine from a tender age. By the age of 18, Daniele had already acquired an extensive understanding of the fine wine market. He then studied economics at UCL and went on to become a high flyer at some of London’s leading luxury asset management companies.
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Daniele Napoletano

Head of Investment Italy

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Matt Panton

Matt Panton has been in the accountancy profession for over 15 years, with a specialism and passion for the food, drink and hospitality industries. As CFO of Oeno Matt safeguards the financial health of the business and ensures that investors and clients can be looked after to the exacting standards set by the company founders.
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Matt Panton

Chief Financial Officer

Events, Seminars & News

22/01/2020

OenoTrade Hosts World’s First Liber Pater Masterclass

On February 26th 2020 OenoTrade will host our inaugural Portfolio Tasting bringing together 25 wineries across the globe. The headline act of the day will be the world’s first ever Liber Pater masterclass lead by superstar winemaker Loic Pasquet. Pasquet crafts some of the most expensive wines in the world, with his most recent vintage,…

OenoTrade Hosts World’s First Liber Pater Masterclass
16/01/2020

OenoFuture Lauches Burgundy En Primeur Campaign

We’re delighted to announce the release of our Burgundy En Primeur wines which are now available for purchase. Please note that demand for Burgundy has never been stronger and we expect high levels of interest in these very limited-production wines. We advise you to contact your account manager or the OenoFuture administration team at info@oenofuture.com at your earliest convenience to…

OenoFuture Lauches Burgundy En Primeur Campaign
15/01/2020

An Investor’s Guide To Buying Wine “En Primeur”

What is “En Primeur”? The French term “en primeur” is usually translated as “wine futures” and it is usually associated with buying top fine wines from the French regions of Burgundy and Bordeaux. Purchasing En Primeur simply means you’re buying the wine while it’s still in the barrel and has not yet to be bottled…

An Investor’s Guide To Buying Wine “En Primeur”
18/12/2019

Fine Wine Market Report 2019

After yet another rollercoaster year on the global markets, the lure of alternative assets like fine wine has never been stronger for investors looking to diversify their portfolio. As the US-China trade war has escalated and Brexit uncertainties linger, fine wine has remained an outstanding option with annual growth of up to 75% for the…

Fine Wine Market Report 2019

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London

Head Office​
Leadenhall Building
Leadenhall Street
London EC3V 4AB

+44 (0) 207 846 3366 info@oenofuture.com

Bordeaux

81 Boulevard Pierre 1er,
33110
Le Bouscat,
France

+33 (0) 556 424 425

Tuscany

Località Topina 121
53011, Castellina
Chianti, Siena,
Italy

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