Top 10 most expensive wines sold at auction

19th May, 2014 by Lauren Eads

The fine wine world is rife with elite collectors keen to get their hands on a choice vintage – but which wines command the highest value?

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In recent years bottles wines from some of the best Chateaux and wineries across the world have sold for astronomical prices, with others, despite selling more than 20 year’s ago, still holding their own among the top 10.

Judging by this list, it seems the value of a fine wine depends not only on a respectable vintage, but on its historical value, age and propensity to get smashed…

Scroll through to see some of the most expensive wines ever sold at auction..

Have we missed any? Let us know in the comments below.

3 Responses to “Top 10 most expensive wines sold at auction”

  1. ken gargett says:

    that looks nothing like the bottles they recovered and is not even a champagne bottle??

  2. Anthony Rose says:

    ow’s about the case of 1978 Romanée-Conti that went under the hammer at Christie’s HK 22 – 24 November 2013 for £295,838?

  3. Anthony Rose says:

    Question to The Drinks Business: Is Massandra’s Sherry de la Frontera 1775 in fact a sherry?

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