Jeannie Cho Lee MW has called the counterfeiting of fine wines a “global issue”, not just a Chinese one.
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.
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.
Comparing the market price for a case of wine traded on Liv-ex on 1st September 2013 with the market price a year later, makes for a revealing top 10.
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.
Hong Kong’s merchants make their fine wine recommendations for Chinese New Year – from Port to Champagne and the Rhône.
Hubert de Boüard, of Château Angelus, has admitted the 2013 Bordeaux vintage was incredibly unusual, resulting in wines that are Burgundian in character.
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.
Burgundy and Spain will be a major part of Wally’s New York and Bonhams’ London sales towards the end of this month.
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