It was a clean sweep for Bordeaux at Sotheby’s latest London sale with wines from the region accounting for the 10 top-selling lots.
Sotheby’s fine wine department ended the year on a £2.5 million high note after a two-day sale in London.
Police in Connecticut are on the hunt for a 25-year-old man they believe is responsible for a spate of fine wine thefts across America’s north east.
Magnums and double magnums of 2000 Mouton Rothschild and nine bottles of Haut-Brion 1961 were among the top lots at Sotheby’s latest London sale.
Auction house Sotheby’s held its first ever “white glove” auction in London earlier this month, making over £1 million.
Chicago auction house, Hart Davis Hart began its autumn season with a “stellar” sale that realised US$5.4 million.
Acker Merrall & Condit’s next Hong Kong sale this month features a roll call of Burgundy’s greatest names.
Sotheby’s will begin its autumn season in London later this month with the sale of a “Great Bordeaux Cellar”.
For its September sale, the auction house will offer the final installment from collector Graham Lyons which features some of the rarest selections of Burgundy and Bordeaux.
Yohann Jousselin, head sommelier at Petrus in the Shangri-La will host the next “Iconic Wine Dinner” in September where guests can experience some of the greatest and rarest vintages of Mouton Rothschild.
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