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Saturday 28 February 2015

Auctions

Empire collection commands ‘exceptional results’

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.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Acker completes Saunier collection sales

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.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Napa auction raises record $6m

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.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Champagnes at Sotheby’s

From Krug to Selosse and Roederer to Dom Pérignon, we count down the best-selling Champagne houses at Sotheby’s in 2014.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Cape Wine Auction raises over R10m

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.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 No Comments »

HDH hails ‘phenomenal’ results

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.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia comes down off its auction high

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.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Krug and Warhol Mouton set for NY sale

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.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Simon Tam, Christie’s

Christie’s head of wine for China, Simon Tam, asks only for Sercial Madeira, old Champagne, his children’s laughter – and world peace.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine and watches pair up for HK sale

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.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

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