The third and final part of the private collection of former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, will be on offer at Christie’s next Hong Kong sale.
Christie’s auction of “finest and rarest” wines at their Geneva headquarters on Sunday and Monday was a major success, selling 98% by value and 96% by lot.
A rare collection of pre-Prohibition rye from Old Overholt distillery is to go under the hammer at Christie’s in New York later this month.
The 2006 vintage of the jewel in Taittinger’s crown, prestige cuvée Comtes de Champagne, was launched in London this morning at Christie’s in St James’s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Château Latour has led a recent surge of trade in older vintages as buyers look to mature Bordeaux for value over more recent releases.
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