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Thursday 28 August 2014

Acker Merrall & Condit

Acker pays out to billionaire Koch

US auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has paid a “substantial sum” to billionaire wine collector Bill Koch in an out of court settlement.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan owed ‘millions’

Alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan was millions of dollars in debt to a major auction house the court heard yesterday as his trial continues in New York.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Asia’s thirst for Screaming Eagle soars

The Asian market is developing a thirst for Californian cult wine Screaming Eagle in addition to top Bordeaux and Burgundy.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy’s auction success continues

Acker Merrall & Condit’s New York season was off to a flying start last weekend with Burgundy, once again, proving the standout seller as the US grows stronger.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Finest and rarest auction lots

18th century Madeira, red and white Bordeaux from the swinging sixties, the pick of some of the truly rarer lots at various auctions over the coming weeks.

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Acker kicks off autumn with a bang

US auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has lined up a host of current auction favourites for its upcoming Hong Kong sale, including the first full case of Screaming Eagle 1992 to be offered since 2008.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy reigns in NY and HK

Burgundy topped the results at Acker Merrall & Condit’s New York sale and Christie’s Hong Kong auction last week.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 No Comments »

‘Greatest ever’ Italian collection draws buyers

The “greatest ever” Italian collection offered by Acker Merrall & Condit was hailed as a major part of the house’s success at a recent New York sale.

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Acker CEO releases tasting notes book

John Kapon, CEO of Acker Merrall & Condit, has released a book detailing his encounters with the world’s finest wines.

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 1 Comment »

Acker Merrall auction tops HK$52 million

Thousands of top-quality fine wines went on auction at Acker Merrall & Condit on 25 and 26 January, with 96% of lots sold, totalling HK$52,900,086.

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 No Comments »

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