You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Wednesday 7 December 2016 loc: GB

Sothebys

Palmer 2015 barrel makes HK$3m at auction

A 225-litre barrel of 2015 Palmer topped the best-selling lots at the estate’s first ex-cellar sale in Hong Kong at the weekend, making over HK$3 million.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Ritchie appointed Sotheby’s head of wine

Jamie Ritchie has been named as Sotheby’s new ‘worldwide head of wine’ and will oversee all of the house’s wine auction and retail businesses.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

With Vinexpo now a distant memory, dbHK was gripped by auction fever and sank spirits with the defiantly non conformist author of the Whisky Bible, Jim Murray.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 lots of Sotheby’s Palmer sale

Sotheby’s upcoming Château Palmer auction includes trips to the estate, the chance to buy a barrel of its 2015 vintage and rare opportunities to bid on classic vintages. We look at the top 10 lots on offer.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Ornellaia raises €114,000 for charity

A charity auction featuring the eighth edition of Ornellaia’s ‘L’Eleganza Vendemmia d’Artista’ series has raised €114,000 for the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.

Monday, May 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Koch sale ‘redefines auction landscape’

The sale of fine wines from the cellar of Bill Koch smashed multiple records at the weekend, the collection realising US$21.9 million in total.

Monday, May 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Mouton ’45 makes record at Koch sale

Ten bottles of Château Mouton Rothschild 1945 from the collection of Bill Koch has set a new record as one of the most expensive wine lots ever sold at auction.

Friday, May 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Jayer collection leads £1.5m auction haul

New records for Henri Jayer were set at Sotheby’s latest London sale as bidding on a “time capsule” of wines from the domaine propelled the auction to a £1.5 million haul.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Palmer to offer barrel of 2015 at auction

Château Palmer is to sell a barrel of its 2015 vintage at auction in Hong Kong as part of an ex-cellar consignment this June.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine ‘time capsule’ up for sale

“A veritable time capsule” of fine wines spanning six decades and including much sought after labels from Henri Jayer will go on sale in London at Sotheby’s this May.

Monday, April 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Most Read

Hot drinks trends set to hit the UK in 2017

21st September, 2016 by Arabella Mileham

110-year-old woman says whisky is the secret to long life

19th September, 2016 by Steven Green

Three Rivers Gin picked for McKellen Stewart play

16th September, 2016 by Lauren Eads

Top 14 UK retailers: multiple opportunities

10th October, 2016 by Arabella Mileham

Top 10 difficult wine names

28th November, 2016 by Lucy Jenkins

Top 10 most powerful winemakers in Chile

6th October, 2016 by Amanda Barnes

How important is product innovation to Champagne?

26th October, 2016 by db_staff

‘Plug it and chug it’ wine glass launched

18th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch

13th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Ten of the world’s best sparkling rosés

12th September, 2016 by Patrick Schmitt