Acker Merrall & Condit claims to be “head and shoulders” above its rivals in the two most important auction markets, but not everyone agrees.
Acker Merrall & Condit is to auction the personal collection of American importer Martine Saunier in Hong Kong this month.
Acker Merrall & Condit’s first Hong Kong sale of the autumn season proved the continuing health of the Asian auction market.
US auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has paid a “substantial sum” to billionaire wine collector Bill Koch in an out of court settlement.
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.
The Asian market is developing a thirst for Californian cult wine Screaming Eagle in addition to top Bordeaux and Burgundy.
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.
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.
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.
Burgundy topped the results at Acker Merrall & Condit’s New York sale and Christie’s Hong Kong auction last week.
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