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.
The Socialist mayor of Dijon has raised €151,620 for city coffers by selling off 3,500 bottles from the municipal wine cellar.
Christie’s sale of ex-cellar Jayer wines was 100% sold last Friday in what its international head of wine, David Elswood, called a “remarkable and unique auction”.
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