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Tuesday 26 May 2015

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Zachys Asia: May auction ‘upping the ante’

Zachys Asia has surprises up its sleeve for the spring auction which will “present the best of the best” from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne, as well as a lot of fine whisky.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Shipwreck could hold vast stock of 250-year-old rum

A British shipwreck discovered in Uruguay could hold treasure worth millions, including thousands of litres of 250-year-old rum.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Ornellaia celebrates the arts

A collection of special edition Ornellaia raised €202,700 for charity in an auction held in Switzerland last week.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Acker auction sets 50 world records

Acker Merrall & Condit’s Connoisseurs’ Club sale saw more than 50 new world records set last week, of which nearly 40 were from Burgundy.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux buyers flock to mature vintages

Château Latour has led a recent surge of trade in older vintages as buyers look to mature Bordeaux for value over more recent releases.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

The Ivy bar sells for £31,000 at auction

The Ivy restaurant’s private bar sold for 30 times more than its estimate at a charity auction fetching £31,250.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

The Macallan whisky record confirmed

The Macallan’s world record for the most expensive whisky sold at auction has been confirmed, following the sale of its “M” Imperiale in Hong Kong last year.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Napa barrel auction raises $6m

This past week marked the 19th Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Auction, scoring a record $6 million. Yet naturally one might wonder how these ‘New World’ wines would age. And would they truly retain their value as collectables?

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

Top eight Champagnes sold at auction

With price records constantly being broken, it’s clear that Champagne still holds a certain allure when it comes to the auction house.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Rare whisky investment soaring

A record number of bottles of Scotch were sold at auction in the UK last year, though market leader The Macallan saw its value weaken by 7.5%.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

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