Burgundy has roared ahead in recent years but are the region’s superstars going to hit a wall as prices climb higher? Have they already?
The Antique Wine Company has marked its 25th anniversary with the launch of a £75,000 wine case made from Marie Antoinette’s favourite oak tree at Versailles.
Sotheby’s wine sales in New York have exceeded US$10 million in the first half of this year following a successful sale last weekend.
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.
Zachys Asia has surprises up its sleeve for the spring auction which will “present the best of the best” from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne, as well as a lot of fine whisky.
US auction house Hart Davis Hart has hailed “outstanding” results at its “Celebration of Burgundy” sale that was held in Chicago last month.
Hart Davis Hart has announced the date for its annual “Celebration of Burgundy” sale in Chicago which is estimated to fetch US$2-$4 million.
Something of a forgotten or at least over-looked Burgundy vintage, the 2006s have nonetheless been quietly outperforming their parent index on Liv-ex over the past year.
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.
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.
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