US wine merchant Wally’s has named Julia Gilbert as the new vice president of its auction division.
The chance to taste some of the last bottles of Krug 1915 will be offered by Sotheby’s in New York this September as houses announce their autumn sales programmes.
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.
Pomerol estate Petrus dominated Sotheby’s London sale earlier this week, taking seven of the top 10 lots.
Why has Château Margaux chosen to hold its ex-cellar sale in New York rather than Hong Kong like its fellow firsts?
Bonhams’ next London sale later this week will feature a significant proportion of large format Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy.
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.
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.
Serena Sutcliffe MW has stepped down from her position as worldwide head of Sotheby’s Wine after 24 years in the role.
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.
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