Former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, is to sell off a substantial chunk of his wine collection via three auctions organised by Christie’s.
A case of 1978 Guigal La Mouline sold for double its high estimate at Christie’s London sale last week.
Dom Pérignon and Lafite dominated Hart Davis Hart’s latest Chicago sale which saw another 100% sell-through rate with sales totalling $5.1 million.
A collection of Drouhin direct from the estate’s cellars was completely sold at Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend.
Sotheby’s Hong Kong sales season is to begin this April with two “important” sales, one of Bordeaux and the other from the cellars of a US ambassador.
Infamous gangster Al Capone’s cocktail shaker and a claret jug from the Titanic are among the treasures at an extraordinary auction taking place in London next week.
Bonhams’ latest sale saw high demand for German wines with many lots exceeding their high estimates.
Christie’s has topped the rankings for wine sales in 2013 with a £48 million total.
White Burgundy dominated the top lots at Sotheby’s London sale last week, with buyers snapping up Montrachet and Corton Charlemagne.
A six-litre decanter of Macallan has become the new world record holder for most expensive whisky sold at auction.
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