An illustration of Winnie the Pooh carrying a bottle of wine is set to go under the hammer at Bonhams London book sale on 11 November.
A 1960 bottle of Karuizawa sold for HK$918,750 at Bonhams’ Friday auction – the most ever paid for a single bottle of Japanese whisky.
Auction house Bonhams is shining a light on Spain at its next fine wine auction in London on 3 September, which will include 40 lots of “top Rioja”.
Bonhams Hong Kong auction in August is filled to the hilt with 400 lots of rare Japanese and Scotch whiskies.
Bonhams’ next London sale later this week will feature a significant proportion of large format Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy.
A bottle of fine wine sold at a London auction last week could be undrinkable, despite the £11,750 price-tag.
Yamazaki 50 year old has set a new world record at HK$306,250, beating a previous sale of HK$257,250.
The London-based auction house has seen continued demand for The Macallan, and a surge in interest in rare Japanese whisky in 2014.
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.
Hong Kong’s merchants make their fine wine recommendations for Chinese New Year – from Port to Champagne and the Rhône.
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