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Sunday 5 July 2015

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Auction house snaps up online wine specialist

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”.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Burgundy headlines at Acker’s June HK auction

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.”

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

140-year-old arctic beer sells for £3k

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.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Lesser’ vintages lead iDealwine auctions

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.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Prices soar at Napa auction

An auction organised by Napa Valley Vintners has raised $15.8 million for charity, breaking several records in the process.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese whisky reigns at Zachys’ HK auction

Bidders fought intensely over 217 bottles of rare Japanese whisky which altogether fetched over HK$4 million (US$500,000) at Zachys’ recent sale.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia bidders still wooed by Burgundy

Christie’s last sale of fine and rare wines saw 2005 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti sell well above its high estimate as demand for mature Burgundy continues.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Burgundy takes the lead in Acker auction

On the cusp of its 200th anniversary, Comte Liger-Belair sets new world records at Acker Merrall & Condit’s HK auction last weekend.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

£12k wine ‘may be undrinkable’

A bottle of fine wine sold at a London auction last week could be undrinkable, despite the £11,750 price-tag.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese whisky dominates Bonhams HK auction

Yamazaki 50 year old has set a new world record at HK$306,250, beating a previous sale of HK$257,250.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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