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Sunday 21 September 2014

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Sotheby’s wine sale hits £1.6 million

Sotheby’s first London wine sale of the autumn season generated £1,674,810 ($2,729,940), hitting its pre-sale high estimate of £1.67 million.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Auction takes action against wine fraud

The Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild has introduced a new security seal designed to prove the authenticity of each wine sold at its auction next month.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Nederburg Auction smashes records

Organisers of the Nederburg Auction have hailed growing demand for high-end South African wines as this year’s event achieved record prices.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine signed by first man in space for sale

An empty bottle of wine signed by the world’s first man in space and used to toast a doomed mission is to go under the hammer at auction.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare Bordeaux set for £1.3m auction

Sotheby’s upcoming London wine sale, set to feature more than 1,000 lots of rare and classic Bordeaux wines, has been tipped to raise more than £1 million.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Methuselah of Pol to be sold for charity

A Methuselah of Pol Roger Blanc de Blancs 2004 is to be auctioned at Bonhams in London on 11 September in aid of the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation.

Monday, September 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Decade in prison ‘not enough’ for Kurniawan

Burgundian winemaker Laurent Ponsot, who helped to bring Rudy Kurniawan to trial, believes 10 years in prison is “not enough” for the convicted wine fraudster.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Cognac lines up rare gems for charity

Cognac’s annual “La Part Des Anges” charity auction, which features rare, highly collectible expressions, will open to online bidders for the first time this year.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 bottle lots on iDealwine.com

We round up the top ten single bottle lots sold this year on iDealwine.com, including various vintages of DRC and a first growth from 1945.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare Japanese whisky auction set for HK

Bonhams Hong Kong is set to host what it claims will be Asia’s largest auction of Japanese whisky this month featuring over 200 rare and collectible lots.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

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