Expert Winery Appraisers and Wine Appraisers

Providing wine appraisals, winery appraisals, and wine expert witness services.

Winery & Wine Appraisals is an international leader in providing professional wine appraisals, winery appraisals, wine experts, and expert witness services. Our wine experts specialize in the following areas: expert valuation of wines and spirits, expert witness services, wine consulting and wine consultant services, winery appraisal, distillery appraisals, brewery appraisals, capital equipment, business assets appraisal, spirits appraisals, wine collection appraisals, and also residential contents appraisals. Our company’s certified wine appraisers and winery appraisers not only meet but exceed all current government appraiser certification requirements. Our certified appraisal reports comply with all federal and state appraisal standards as pertains to all lending, purchase and sale, insurance, estate planning, taxation, and legal or litigation issues.

Company President and C.E.O., Tom DiNardo S.P.A., has worked in the wine industry since 1987 as a certified sommelier, expert witness, wine appraiser, wine auctioneer, wine educator, wine writer, consulting wine expert, and international wine judge. His prior career was in law enforcement where he obtained his investigation skills, which he still relies upon and uses to this day. He has been involved as a wine appraiser in hundreds of spirits and wine loss claims since 1993. Mr. DiNardo has participated as an expert witness in many prestigious wine cases, and of particular note was his involvement as an expert witness and wine consultant in the William I. Koch vs. Royal Wine Merchants Ltd. counterfeit wine case. Tom has also worked with U.S. Customs, the U.S. Marshal Service, various law enforcement agencies, insurance company special investigations units, and many law firms as a consulting wine expert and appraiser. Tom DiNardo received his sommelier diploma from the International Sommelier Guild, and he is also a Founding Commandeur of the Seattle Chapter of the Commanderie de Bordeaux. For more information please download Tom DiNardo’s curriculum vitae on the Appraisers Qualifications page.

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In addition to our winery appraisal and wine appraisal services, our firm provides wine consulting, spirits and wine liquidation services, wine education services, sommelier consulting services, and spirits and wine brokerage services. Our wine consulting services address wine cellar inventory issues, wine cellar design, wine inventory stock concerns, wine expert testimony, personal property appraisals, appraisal reviews, cause and origin investigations and reports, and scope of damage evaluations.

Our company origins began in 1993 as a partnership initially dedicated to serving our clients in the auction industry. As our parent company grew, so did our clientele, as well as the services we now offer to our business partners. Today we professionally serve individuals, law firms, business enterprises, banks, government entities, and insurance companies. is a wholly owned subsidiary of DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers. We welcome the opportunity to serve you.

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