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Saturday 1 November 2014

Sothebys

Asian buyers drive London sale

Buyers from across Asia drove Sotheby’s recent London sale and scooped up the top lots of Henri Jayer that were on offer.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

DRC superlot auction sets world record

A “superlot” of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has become the most expensive auction lot ever, selling for over HK$12 million (£1m) in Hong Kong.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Ritchie: Asia still has the edge over the US

Sotheby’s head of wine for Asia and the US, Jamie Ritchie, thinks that the former market has the slight edge over the latter when it comes to the future of the fine wine market despite signs the US is beginning to rally.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Hong Kong and Asia in pictures

Sotheby’s opened a new wine store, Gordon Ramsay jetted into town and db came close at a blind tasting in another busy week in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s wine sale hits £1.6 million

Sotheby’s first London wine sale of the autumn season generated £1,674,810 ($2,729,940), hitting its pre-sale high estimate of £1.67 million.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s HK shop to draw in new buyers

Sotheby’s hopes that it’s new shop at its headquarters in Pacific Place will draw in clients who do not currently buy wine at its auctions.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s launches retail wing in HK

Auction house Sotheby’s has expanded its retail arm with the opening of a new store at its Hong Kong headquarters in Pacific Place.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare Bordeaux set for £1.3m auction

Sotheby’s upcoming London wine sale, set to feature more than 1,000 lots of rare and classic Bordeaux wines, has been tipped to raise more than £1 million.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

HK$20m DRC ‘superlot’ set for auction

Sotheby’s is to auction off 114 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in Hong Kong this October – the most valuable lot ever offered at a wine sale.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Netscape founder to sell wine collection

The founder of US computer services giant Netscape is planning to sell $6 million (£3.6m) worth of his collection of fine wines.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

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