American buyers were out in force at Sotheby’s New York sale this week, in an auction that made US$1.4 million and was dominated by Bordeaux.
A collection of Drouhin direct from the estate’s cellars was completely sold at Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend.
As Ornellaia unveiled the artistic collaboration for its latest 2011 vintage release, the Super Tuscan brand claimed that its wines are proving a “more solid” investment than gold or oil.
Sotheby’s Hong Kong sales season is to begin this April with two “important” sales, one of Bordeaux and the other from the cellars of a US ambassador.
Infamous gangster Al Capone’s cocktail shaker and a claret jug from the Titanic are among the treasures at an extraordinary auction taking place in London next week.
Christie’s has topped the rankings for wine sales in 2013 with a £48 million total.
White Burgundy dominated the top lots at Sotheby’s London sale last week, with buyers snapping up Montrachet and Corton Charlemagne.
A six-litre decanter of Macallan has become the new world record holder for most expensive whisky sold at auction.
Bordeaux was still the top wine by volume for Sotheby’s in 2013 despite the Burgundy surge headed by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.
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