Auction house Christie’s has sold a bottle of 301-year-old Madeira for US$39,000 (£30,700) to a collector in the Netherlands.
Fine and rare Burgundy and Madeira helped propel Bonhams to its most successful ever sale last week.
UK auction house Bonhams has extended its up-coming July sale to meet a rising demand of consignments.
A collection of rare Madeira from the cellar of Patrick Grubb MW is to go on sale in London next month.
What was US president Thomas Jefferson stocking his cellar with and what would his budget buy him today?
The New York Public Library has digitised some of the wine purchases of the US’s most well-known oenophile president, Thomas Jefferson.
Zachys’ New York sale on 16 April saw rare Madeira, 1969 Salon and cult Napa Cabernets dominate the bidding.
db heads to Victorian gastropub The Truscott Arms in Maida Vale for oloroso-laced eggs, lamb with lavender and a 1971 Margaux.
Blandy’s is hoping to entice consumers to Madeira using magnum and jeroboam formats, with its “indestructible” nature making it perfect for large formats, according to its CEO.
US auction house Hart Davis Hart enjoyed a “blockbuster” sale last week with prices at their highest level since September 2014.
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