Wines are described as rebellious, elegant, capricious, impetuous, classic, complex, aggressive, challenging or subtle. Even the vocabulary is reminiscent of the fine arts. And otherwise there are numerous parallels between the wine market and the art scene, so it's not surprising that a hunt for trophies has begun beyond enjoyment. For some collectors, fine wines have even become an alternative asset class with which they can diversify their assets - and hedge against possible inflation. WELT reveals what is important.