Do you wonder what it will take, from a financial point of view, to offer a comprehensive list of premium wines, and champagne, by the glass, without risk of waste and  all the while effectively increasing profitability?

Perhaps you have heard of Le Verre de Vin – the world leading wine preservation system.  So how can a system like Le Verre de Vin help increase profitability?

Well the numbers speak for themselves – look at the tables below – it gives a concise snapshot of exactly how you can increase profitability.

Increased sales

The table below illustrates the increased monthly revenue one can expect by selling additional wines by the glass.

Additional number of wines by the glass sold

1

5

10

15

20

Net Revenue of Additional Sales (ZAR)

546

2 730

5 460

8 190

10 920

Total Additional Gross Revenue per month* (ZAR)

910

4 550

9 100

13 650

18 200

Cost of Sales of Additional Revenue at 40% (ZAR)

364

1 820

3 640

5 460

7 280

* Based on the following assumptions: Average Selling Price per glass: ZAR 35 / Average Monthly Sales Days: 26

Lost Sales

Now, add to this the monthly savings from preserving just ONE glass of wine per day that would normally be lost to wastage:

Total Net Revenue Increase (ZAR)

1 456

3 640

6 370

9 100

11 830

Net Revenue of additional Sales (ZAR)

546

2 730

5 460

8 190

10 920

Net Revenue saved through reduced wastage* (ZAR)

910

910

910

910

910

* Based on the following assumptions: Average Selling Price per glass: ZAR 35 / Average Monthly Sales Days: 26

Return on Investment (ROI) period

How long would it take to pay for the initial investment in the Le Verre de Vin preservation technology?

Payback period (Months)

29.2

11.7

6.7

4.7

3.6

Total Net Revenue Increase (ZAR)

1 456

3 640

6 370

9 100

11 830

* Based on: Capital cost of Le Verre de Vin Classic system (BC02): ZAR 42 500 (excl. VAT)

We call this the Wine Revolution – the demand for more good quality wine is increasing dramatically.  The Le Verre de Vin system allows you to meet and even exceed this demand and at the same time drive up profitability – sounds like a win win all round to me!

If you would like to have a more in-depth discussion about these figures or would like to find out more about Le Verre de Vin, then please contact us at  or call us on +27 (0)21 788 9788.  We look forward to hearing from you!