Super Tuscan estate Ornellaia has raised CAD$126,500 (£69,000) through its annual charitable auction of large format bottles from the producer’s Vendemmia d’Artista series.
Former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, is to sell off a substantial chunk of his wine collection via three auctions organised by Christie’s.
Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index has fallen for the 12th consecutive month in March, an “unprecedented” milestone, while Pontet-Canet’s 2009 and 2010 vintages came “under fire”.
As Ornellaia unveiled the artistic collaboration for its latest 2011 vintage release, the Super Tuscan brand claimed that its wines are proving a “more solid” investment than gold or oil.
Tuscan estate Ornellaia has highlighted the pre-eminence of London for global wine collectors as it confirmed plans to host a second charity auction in the UK capital this year.
Chilean wine pioneer Aurelio Montes on his thirst for flying, sailing and riding, desire to be an actor, and why he joined the Chilean navy.
Ornellaia celebrated its 25th vintage release by raising £275,000 last night for the Royal Opera House in London, as well as conducting an extensive vertical tasting.
Sotheby’s New York sale at the weekend saw ex-cellar lots of Yquem, Dom Pérignon and Ornellaia sell out completely.
Ornellaia is celebrating its 25th anniversary with limited edition large format bottles decorated by a leading figure of the Italian modern art movement.
Liv-ex’s Super Tuscan indices show strong upward growth for the Italian wines although Solaia is showing signs of slipping.
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