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Sunday 26 April 2015

Sothebys

Asia comes down off its auction high

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.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine picks for Chinese New Year

Hong Kong’s merchants make their fine wine recommendations for Chinese New Year – from Port to Champagne and the Rhône.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine and watches pair up for HK sale

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.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Italians at Sotheby’s

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.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

How important are ex-châteaux sales?

Ex-cellar sales from prestigious châteaux are becoming increasingly common – but their importance should not be overestimated, cautions a leading auctioneer.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Does ‘Year of the…’ really make a difference?

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.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

DRC tops Sotheby’s rankings in 2014

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.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia enjoying a ‘Mouton moment’

After a triumphant Mouton Rothschild sale in Hong Kong, Serena Sutcliffe MW speaks to the drinks business about the outlook for Bordeaux in Asia.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Hong Kong in pictures

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.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Mouton sale makes HK$32m

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.

Sunday, February 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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