The first sale of the “Empire Collection” made over US$3 million at Wally’s New York sale last weekend, with one whole day given over to Burgundy.
US auctioneer Acker Merrall & Condit saw the final sale of importer Martine Saunier’s Burgundy collection go out with a “big bang” in New York.
The Premiere Napa Valley Wines auction raised a record US$6 million at the weekend with both well-established names and up-and-coming producers attracting high prices.
From Krug to Selosse and Roederer to Dom Pérignon, we count down the best-selling Champagne houses at Sotheby’s in 2014.
The 2015 AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction raised an “astounding” ZAR10.5 million (£554k) for children’s education in South Africa’s winelands last weekend.
US auction house, Hart Davis Hart is toasting a US$4.9 million auction in Chicago with “phenomenal” prices paid for Pétrus, Rousseau and Sine Qua Non.
The fine wine auction market is shifting depending on where the wine is sourced, where it’s sold and which corner of the world has the deepest pockets.
Zachys has a line-up of Krug, Mouton signed by Andy Warhol and over 1,000 lots of Burgundy to sell at its next sale in New York at the end of this month.
Christie’s head of wine for China, Simon Tam, asks only for Sercial Madeira, old Champagne, his children’s laughter – and world peace.
Sotheby’s next Hong Kong sale on 4 April will combine fine wines and top watches consigned by a collector with a “passion” for both.
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