Over 300 bottles of Château Palmer were stolen from the estate’s cellars recently – and then recovered.
Christie’s has said that it will be responsible for auctioning the wines from the UK government’s cellar.
Sotheby’s London sale this week saw strong bidding for Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion but Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Montrachet took the top honours.
Wine critic Robert Parker’s in-bottle scores for 2010 Bordeaux are expected today as interest in the vintage builds once more.
The “greatest ever” Italian collection offered by Acker Merrall & Condit was hailed as a major part of the house’s success at a recent New York sale.
Sotheby’s New York sale at the weekend saw ex-cellar lots of Yquem, Dom Pérignon and Ornellaia sell out completely.
A man calling himself Sam Cocks has scammed hundreds of thousands of euros by posing as a buyer at Berry Bros & Rudd
Auction house Christie’s has appointed Bill Blatch to be its international wine consultant, based in Bordeaux.
The Chinese wine boom has been well documented. But are people being given a good deal?
A “magnificent” collection of Château Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion will open Sotheby’s next London sale this month.
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