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Tuesday 4 August 2015

New York

Don’t drink beer, New Yorkers told

Mary Besset, New York City’s health commissioner under Mayor Bill de Blasio, has told the public not to enjoy a cold beer during the city’s ongoing heatwave.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Zachys appoints creative director

Charles Antin has joined the fine wine auction house, Zachys as its creative director and will be based at the company’s headquarters in New York.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux sale: why NY?

Why has Château Margaux chosen to hold its ex-cellar sale in New York rather than Hong Kong like its fellow firsts?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Kurniawan appeal rebuffed

An appeal by convicted fraudster Rudy Kurniawan to have his 10-year sentence reduced has been challenged by a US attorney.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

New York region eyes AVA title

A northern corner of New York State that boasts just 15 acres of vineyard and cannot reliably cultivate vitis vinifera has submitted a request for AVA status.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Bar cuts women’s bill to highlight pay gap

A New York bar has taken extreme measures to highlight the gender pay gap by charging women only 77% of their total bill.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia ‘whisky boom’ boosts Zachys’ profits

New York auction house Zachys has achieved sales of more than $28 million in the first half of 2015 due to Asia’s unquenched thirst for whisky.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s to auction 110 years of Margaux

A “once in a lifetime” ex-cellar collection of Margaux, estimated to be worth up to US$1.14 million and spanning vintages from 1900 to 2010, will be released for sale by Sotheby’s in October.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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