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.
Auction house Sotheby’s has released its 2014 report and, for the second year in a row, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has topped the rankings.
After a triumphant Mouton Rothschild sale in Hong Kong, Serena Sutcliffe MW speaks to the drinks business about the outlook for Bordeaux in Asia.
The Hong Kong fine wine trade is waking up from its winter slumber and getting in the groove with first growth Bordeaux and Mosel Riesling.
An ex-cellar collection of Mouton Rothschild has made over HK$32 million (£2.75m) at auction in Hong Kong, double the pre-sale estimate.
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