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Friday 31 July 2015

Christie’s

‘Napoleon’s wine’ sells for £25k

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.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine from Napoleon’s carriage to be sold

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.

Monday, June 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Asia bidders still wooed by Burgundy

Christie’s last sale of fine and rare wines saw 2005 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti sell well above its high estimate as demand for mature Burgundy continues.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Christie’s to offer ex-cellar Guigal in HK

Auction house Christie’s is to offer an ex-cellar consignment of Guigal, another from Laroche and the cellar of a private collector in Hong Kong this month.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux buyers flock to mature vintages

Château Latour has led a recent surge of trade in older vintages as buyers look to mature Bordeaux for value over more recent releases.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Pétrus and Champagne to lead Christie’s HK sale

A 57 bottle vertical of Pétrus and prestige Champagne cuvées from Salon, Krug, Gosset and Selosse will lead Christie’s next Hong Kong sale this month.

Wednesday, March 4th, 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 »

Wine picks for Chinese New Year

Hong Kong’s merchants make their fine wine recommendations for Chinese New Year – from Port to Champagne and the Rhône.

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 »

HDH top of the US auction charts

US fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, looks set to remain the country’s number one wine seller this year as the US market continues to grow.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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