DataArt Helps Automate Wine Trading Services for Vine

NEW YORK & LONDON – May 13, 2014 – DataArt, a custom software development partner for select industries, has completed the development of a web application for Vine, the storage, settlement and distribution service of Liv-ex, the global marketplace for professional buyers and sellers of fine wine.

Vine now provides Liv-ex customers with online access to wine stock records, movement details, photos and the status of estimated stock gain and loss, enabling them to track the location of their wines. DataArt helped optimize Vine’s customer relationship management system and implemented new user interface. The new system enables Vine to continue re-defining the standards and processes in the fine wine supply chain, saving time and reducing costs through expert service, unique wine identification and technical integration.

“DataArt quickly integrated with our team to conceptualize and design a new product to automate our client requests, which were previously processed manually,” said Ashley Hopkins, Head of Vine. “DataArt delivered high quality service and excellent user experience for Vine customers. With their assistance, we’ve reduced service time for clients, so that our employees can focus on innovation and fostering client relationships.”

“User experience technology is crucial to providing customers with fast and easy service,” said Dmitry Bagrov, Managing Director of DataArt UK. “The new platform enables Vine to give up manual processes and put control in the hands of their clients, who can now instantly transfer stock to their trade customers, in turn reducing payment cycles and delivery costs, with an opportunity to turn stock quicker.”

About DataArt:

DataArt ( is a custom software development company that builds advanced solutions for the financial services, healthcare, hospitality and other industries. Combining domain knowledge with offshore cost advantages and resource flexibility, DataArt develops industry-defining applications, helping clients optimize time-to-market and minimize software development risks in mission-critical systems. With an unrivalled talent pool of highly skilled software engineers in New York, London, Russia and Ukraine, DataArt provides the technical skill, accountability and industry knowledge needed to deliver custom applications on time and on budget. DataArt clients include Standard & Poor’s, Harmonic Fund Services, Ogilvy, artnet, Panasonic, Cancer Research, Ocado, Charles River Laboratories, Betfair, Misys, leading asset management firms and three of the world’s top ten investment banks.

About Vine

Vine’s storage, settlement and distribution services are built specifically for fine wine with temperature-controlled secure warehouses at the heart of the international trade in London, Bordeaux and Hong Kong. The Vine Managers and Warehouse Team are highly skilled and experienced in every aspect of fine wine settlement, handling, care, storage and distribution. Vine standards cover all aspects of storage, distribution and settlement and are fully documented and rigorously applied. Vine’s Instant Transfer system means changing ownership with a single click, eliminating physical movement, reducing costs and risks, saving time and increasing opportunities to turnover stock.

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