The New York auction house has reported a positive first sale for 2016 driven by Asian buyers’ continuing demand for top Burgundy.
Acker, Merrall & Condit’s next Hong Kong auction will see a number of top Burgundy and Bordeaux lots take centre stage.
New York-based Acker Merrall & Condit is now the largest wine auctioneer in the world, it has claimed, following a record year in which $70 million worth of wine was sold.
Acker Merrall & Condit’s Hong Kong auction has placed China as the strongest buyers’ market in Asia, as bidders snapped up nine of the top 10 lots.
Acker, Merrall & Condit’s final Asia auction will feature its “largest collection of Burgundy during 2015” consisting of over 400 lots.
Rare lots of Karuizawa, Ichiro and Macallan are set to headline at Acker’s upcoming November sale in Hong Kong.
Demand is still high for top Burgundy at Acker Merrall & Condit’s autumn sale which realised HK$37 million.
Acker Merrall & Condit’s next Hong Kong sale this month features a roll call of Burgundy’s greatest names.
US auctioneer Acker Merrall & Condit saw the final sale of importer Martine Saunier’s Burgundy collection go out with a “big bang” in New York.
The Burgundy-dominated collection of wine importer, Martine Saunier, drove Acker Merrall & Condit to one of its “strongest sales in recent memory”.
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