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Tuesday 23 December 2014

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Burgundy overtakes Bordeaux at auction

Sales of Burgundy have overtaken those of Bordeaux for the first time in American auction house Acker Merrall & Condit’s history.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

1970 DRC leads $1.3m Bonhams auction

Bonhams’ San Francisco auction raised $1.3 million last week, with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti proving its continued popularity in the US market.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s crosses channel for Paris sale

London-based auction house Sotheby’s is to host its first Parisian auction offering last minute Christmas treats for well-heeled wine lovers.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s gearing up for ‘superlative’ sale

Over 1,400 lots of “superlative” Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and vintage Port are due to go under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London tomorrow.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Luxury lots unveiled for Cape auction

A catalogue for the charitable AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction 2015 has been released, featuring “money can’t buy” lots of rare wines.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy dominates at $5.6m sale

Part two of auction house Wally’s Roy Welland Collection sale raised US$5.6 million, smashing its low estimate of $3.6m.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Hospices de Beaune auction hits record €8m

The 154th Hospices de Beaune charity wine auction realised sales of €8.9 million ($11.1m) over the weekend – the highest total since it began in 1859.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Glass gift from Bonnie Prince Charlie to be auctioned

A wine glass – one of a pair – given by Bonnie Prince Charlie to his secretary Sir John Hay of Restairig is to be sold by Bonhams in London next month.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

HDH to host Bordeaux only sale

Chicago-based auction house, Hart Davis Hart, is to hold its first ever sale dedicated solely to Bordeaux later this month with ex-cellar consignments from three leading estates.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

CWG hails best ever auction

The 30th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction raised a record R11.9 million (£659k), as organisers hailed an “unprecedented surge in prices”.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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