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Monday 6 July 2015

New York

Burgundy headlines at Acker’s June HK auction

Featuring smaller-sized lots and classic vintages of Burgundy and Bordeaux, Acker will offer Asia collectors what the auction house describes as “the best of France, Europe and Beyond.”

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s wine sales top $10m in NYC

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.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

LCD Soundsystem frontman to open wine bar

James Murphy, the former frontman of dance-punk band LCD Soundsystem, is to open a wine bar in New York’s trendy Williamsburg next month.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s hosts huge NYC sale

Auction house Sotheby’s has hailed its largest New York wine sale for 15 years, with the “Don Stott Cellar” making over US$8 million.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Lunch date with Parker makes $100k

A bidder at the Heart’s Delight wine tasting and auction in New York has paid US$100,000 to have lunch with Robert Parker and 24 wines from his cellar.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Airport cleaner steals 1,500 mini liquor bottles

A woman stole more than 1,400 miniature bottles of booze worth $10,000 while working as an airplane cleaner at JFK Airport in New York.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Tommy Guns vodka settles lawsuit

The maker of Tommy Guns vodka has settled the lawsuit brought to court by Saeilo Enterprises, the company behind the infamous Thompson machine gun.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Coyote found roaming roof of NY bar

A wild coyote gave New Yorkers a shock after it was found roaming the roof of a bar in Queens.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Yquem toast of Zachy’s New York sale

Among the stars of Zachy’s latest New York auction was a magnum of Château d’Yquem which sold for twice its pre-sale high estimate.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s offers ‘greatest ever Burgundy collection’

Sotheby’s has announced that its next New York sale will feature the “greatest Burgundy collection” it has ever offered.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

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