Auction house Sotheby’s will close its summer season with a £1 million sale, featuring top Bordeaux, Burgundy and Vega Sicilia.
Sotheby’s will host an ex-cellar sale of Domaine Clarence Dillon in Hong Kong this autumn.
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.
Four bottles of DRC, which went under the hammer for $52k this weekend, have helped to boost sales at the Sotheby’s El Bulli auction to a total of $2.7m.
Rare Cognac, vineyard animals and the world’s most expensive rum have all featured in another varied week for the drinks industry.
The first part of Sotheby’s sale of the El Bulli cellar was 100% sold in Hong Kong yesterday.
Sotheby’s London sale this week saw strong bidding for Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion but Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Montrachet took the top honours.
Sotheby’s New York sale at the weekend saw ex-cellar lots of Yquem, Dom Pérignon and Ornellaia sell out completely.
A “magnificent” collection of Château Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion will open Sotheby’s next London sale this month.
Sotheby’s was celebrating a high value London sale this week with the sell through rate by value the highest since January 2011.
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