US auction house, Hart Davis Hart is toasting a US$4.9 million auction in Chicago with “phenomenal” prices paid for Pétrus, Rousseau and Sine Qua Non.
Not all strong brands among fine wines come with crazy prices attached, as the latest Liv-ex ranking reveals.
Two magnums of 1961 Pétrus topped Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend, while the ex-cellar consignment of Paul Jaboulet was 100% sold.
Auction house Sotheby’s is to offer the “best of the best” at its next Hong Kong auction next month with over 200 lots of the world’s finest wines up for grabs.
US auction house Hart Davis Hart is hoping to see out the year in style with a sale it hopes will net between US$4-$7 million.
Sotheby’s New York sale featuring the collection of entrepreneur James Clark made over US$2.5 million last weekend.
A report has warned that climate change is likely to push viticulture into new areas with potentially “disastrous” consequences for several endangered animal species.
Our third piece of analysis on UK press recommendations has shown that the Rhône is the most popular source of good value fine wines from France.
Although Asia is driving a rise in exports from the Rhône Valley, the mature UK market is still posting double digit growth, boosted by demand for the region’s rosés.
The US fine wine market is significantly bigger than many believe according to Vinfolio chairman Jean-Michel Valette MW.
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