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Wednesday 5 August 2015

Auctions

‘Napoleon’s wine’ sells for £25k

A bottle of wine believed to have belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte has sold for £25,000, while one of his hats made over £300,000.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Petrus leads London sale

Pomerol estate Petrus dominated Sotheby’s London sale earlier this week, taking seven of the top 10 lots.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux sale: why NY?

Why has Château Margaux chosen to hold its ex-cellar sale in New York rather than Hong Kong like its fellow firsts?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Large formats lead Bonhams sale

Bonhams’ next London sale later this week will feature a significant proportion of large format Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Who’s who’ line-up at London sale

A “who’s who” of fine wines will feature at Sotheby’s London sale on 15 July from Burgundy to Bordeaux, Tuscany and the Rhône.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Hart Davis Hart biggest in US

Chicago-based wine auctioneer Hart Davis Hart is the market leader in the US in the first half of 2015 having turned over US$20 million so far this year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Sutcliffe steps down from Sotheby’s role

Serena Sutcliffe MW has stepped down from her position as worldwide head of Sotheby’s Wine after 24 years in the role.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Wine from Napoleon’s carriage to be sold

A bottle of wine apparently found in Napoleon’s carriage after Waterloo – and still “believed to contain wine” – is to be sold at Christie’s next month.

Monday, June 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Sotheby’s wine sales top $10m in NYC

Sotheby’s wine sales in New York have exceeded US$10 million in the first half of this year following a successful sale last weekend.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s appoints new Asia head of wine

Sotheby’s has named Adam Bilbey as its new head of wine for Asia, replacing Robert Sleigh who is taking on a new role in the management team in the region.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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