Rickesh Kishnani, head of Platinum Wines and the Whisky Investment Fund has said that Japanese whisky is the “first growth” of spirits due to an overwhelming demand from Chinese collectors.
The Institute of Masters of Wine is to hold an auction and dinner in November this year at Bonham’s in London “to help secure the future of the Institute”.
Auction house Bonhams has hailed a “stellar” year for its fine wine department after making £6 million over seven auctions.
Napa super star Screaming Eagle will be the centre of attention at Bonhams’ next auction in San Francisco, while rare Dom Pérignon will be up for sale in London.
Fine whiskies and Cognacs will dominate Bonhams next fine wine and spirit sale in Hong Kong this November.
Bonhams next London sale later this month will be led by a large consignment of top Californian wines.
Auction house Bonhams has appointed Erin McGrath as its new fine wine specialist in the US.
A case of 1988 Romanée-Conti from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti led the line-up at Bonhams recent London sale.
Auctioneer Bonhams has announced the line-up for its first fine wine sale of the autumn, which will be dominated by Burgundy and Bordeaux.
Fine and rare Burgundy and Madeira helped propel Bonhams to its most successful ever sale last week.
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