Auction house Spink has announced its latest Singapore sale, which will feature rare rum, whiskies, Cognac and wine.
Charles Antin has joined the fine wine auction house, Zachys as its creative director and will be based at the company’s headquarters in New York.
New York auction house Zachys has achieved sales of more than $28 million in the first half of 2015 due to Asia’s unquenched thirst for whisky.
A “once in a lifetime” ex-cellar collection of Margaux, estimated to be worth up to US$1.14 million and spanning vintages from 1900 to 2010, will be released for sale by Sotheby’s in October.
Online auction firm Bid for Wine has been sold to The Fine Art Auction Group in what its founders called “an exciting opportunity for customers”.
Featuring smaller-sized lots and classic vintages of Burgundy and Bordeaux, Acker will offer Asia collectors what the auction house describes as “the best of France, Europe and Beyond.”
An unopened bottle of beer discovered in a garage, originally brewed for an expedition to the Arctic in 1875, has sold for more than five times its estimate.
A Hong Kong buyer snapped up a six-bottle case of 1999 Chateau Palmer at iDealwine’s May auctions, as the weak euro continues to entice buyers from Asia.
An auction organised by Napa Valley Vintners has raised $15.8 million for charity, breaking several records in the process.
Bidders fought intensely over 217 bottles of rare Japanese whisky which altogether fetched over HK$4 million (US$500,000) at Zachys’ recent sale.
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