Cavacave shares with you some advice which will help you to increase your chances to sell quickly and safely your bottles to our international audience. How to arouse the interest of Flaskers and Corkers and to reach the one who will know how to appreciate your bottles at the right price?
Kindly introduce yourself
Just like a first date, introduce yourself and your bottle in the proper way. Give the maximum of information while describing your bottle (sourcing channel, storage conditions, tasting memories...). Remember, your potential buyer does not know you and can be a priori suspicious. More you give details describing your bottle, easier it is to build trust. Each bottle has a story, tell that of yours.
Mind your words
Do we need to stress that point? Grammar, kindness of your words and spelling are essential. Your savoir-vivre communicates a positive perception. As our audience is international, if you can translate the description it is great, if not, we can help, just ask.
Stage your bottles
We are used to say one image worth a thousand words. The first details a bidder will pay attention before considering any purchase is the condition of the bottle, the label, the level, the cork. Take pictures of the bottle and its details. In the form, we offer you the opportunity to add pictures to illustrate your lot. It is mandatory. You pictures mus be clear and neat.
The Price is Right !
Everybody assume having a treasure in their cellar. Nevertheless the basic rule of any trade: transaction occurs when the offer meets the demand. A soon as you complete the submition of a lot, WineForecasts, our historical partner, provides you a free valuation based on the pictures you provided. On this basis, you can set a reserve price. Minimum price below which the transaction is not valid.
SECURITY IS OUR PRIORITY
At the end of each auction sale, you are informed about the lots you sold and the highest bid received for each of them. Your buyers pay first, the funds are secured on your digital bank account created at our payment service provider (mangopay.com) when you complete your profile on Cavacave. Then you can ship the lots to finally get paid. Sending your bottles after your client has paisd is the key to secure your auction.