Experts tend to agree that you should have a pot of around £10,000 in order to make wine investment a success, but you do need to acquire the best merchandise in order to make the profits you are looking for. The largest part of the investment market is made of wine from the best estates of the old world regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Italian, Rhone and Champagne, and these places typically have the best returns.
Buying investment wine can range by as much as 20% so make sure that you research the best market price before you buy. Also, check the Parker score. Robert Parker Jr is the most influential critic in the world of wine and his score has a direct effect on price, and on market demand.