Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has put his estate in the south of France, which includes a Pirates of the Caribbean themed wine cave, on the market for £16.5m.
Sotheby’s London fine wine sale saw strong bidding for Champagne and a case of Armand Rousseau beating Domaine de la Romanée-Conti into second place.
Sotheby’s wine sales in New York have exceeded US$10 million in the first half of this year following a successful sale last weekend.
Sotheby’s en primeur campaign was a sterling success according to the auction house, with sales up 90% on 2013.
Sotheby’s has named Adam Bilbey as its new head of wine for Asia, replacing Robert Sleigh who is taking on a new role in the management team in the region.
Sotheby’s and Hart Davis Hart will be offering rare collections of top Champagne alongside a cornucopia of other fine wine at their sales in late June.
Auction house Sotheby’s is to host a pop-up version of Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana, ranked the third best restaurant in the world, in London this month.
Sotheby’s latest Hong Kong sale featuring an ex-cellar consignment of Burgundy from Maison Camille Giroud has made over HK$12 million.
Auction house Sotheby’s has hailed its largest New York wine sale for 15 years, with the “Don Stott Cellar” making over US$8 million.
A rare 50-year-old bottle of Scotch and rare vintages from Burgundy producer Maison Camille Giroud will headline Sotheby’s “Finest and Rarest” auction in Hong Kong this month.
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