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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Sothebys

Al Capone’s cocktail shaker for sale

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.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Christie’s tops 2013 wine auction sales

Christie’s has topped the rankings for wine sales in 2013 with a £48 million total.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Interest in white Burgundy at Sotheby’s

White Burgundy dominated the top lots at Sotheby’s London sale last week, with buyers snapping up Montrachet and Corton Charlemagne.

Monday, January 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Macallan sets new ‘most expensive’ record

A six-litre decanter of Macallan has become the new world record holder for most expensive whisky sold at auction.

Monday, January 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux still top regional wine 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.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s top 10 wines by value 2013

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Ex-cellar Drouhin sale starts Sotheby’s year

Sotheby’s will begin its spring season in New York with an ex-cellar sale of wines from Domaine Drouhin.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

6-litre Macallan to open Sotheby’s 2014 season

A six-litre imperial of Macallan “M”, rare Burgundy from Armand Rousseau and an ex-cellar collection of Veuve Clicquot will kickstart Sotheby’s 2014 season in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

‘Vast majority’ of Kurniawan’s wines were fake

The “vast majority” of wines found at the home of alleged wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan were fakes, a wine authentication expert has testified in court.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy continues unstoppable auction run

Burgundy’s bull run of the auction circuit continued apace this week with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer topping Sotheby’s best lots.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

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