Sotheby’s worldwide head of wine, Serena Sutcliffe, speaks to the drinks business about swimming the Aegean sea and snorkelling for Pétrus.
Renowned celebrity hangout The Ivy is to auction off a selection of artwork and memorabilia, including a cocktail shaker used to serve Tom Cruise.
From Krug to Selosse and Roederer to Dom Pérignon, we count down the best-selling Champagne houses at Sotheby’s in 2014.
Ornellaia has reported a growing appetite for collecting wine as the Super Tuscan unveiled Swiss artist John Armleder as the latest collaborator in its “Vendemmia d’Artista” series.
The fine wine auction market is shifting depending on where the wine is sourced, where it’s sold and which corner of the world has the deepest pockets.
Hong Kong’s merchants make their fine wine recommendations for Chinese New Year – from Port to Champagne and the Rhône.
Sotheby’s next Hong Kong sale on 4 April will combine fine wines and top watches consigned by a collector with a “passion” for both.
Fine wine at auction is not just a two horse race between Bordeaux and Burgundy, with 2014 seeing growing interest in Italy led by American demand.
Ex-cellar sales from prestigious châteaux are becoming increasingly common – but their importance should not be overestimated, cautions a leading auctioneer.
Linking China with a particular wine, especially if it matches a sign from the Chinese zodiac, is increasingly common but Liv-ex questions its long-term impact.
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