Asian buyers dominated at Sotheby’s in 2015 but sales in New York rose by 60% as American buyers returned to the auction rooms.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most profitable wine label for auction house Sotheby’s last year, while Mouton made significant gains.
Japanese artist Yutaka Sone has been named as the label designer for the 2013 ‘L’Eleganza Vendemmia d’Artista’ series by Ornellaia.
It was a clean sweep for Bordeaux at Sotheby’s latest London sale with wines from the region accounting for the 10 top-selling lots.
The first wines from Ornellaia’s Archivio Storico project will go on sale next month at Sotheby’s New York auction.
Italian Super Tuscan Ornellaia has partnered with Sotheby’s to give collectors access to rare vintages.
Sotheby’s first Hong Kong sale of 2016 will feature a vertical of The Macallan and a Jeroboam of Louis XIII.
Sotheby’s fine wine department ended the year on a £2.5 million high note after a two-day sale in London.
Part II of the ‘Don Stott Collection’ has realised US$5 million in New York, bringing the total for the collection to US$13.5m.
A case of 1995 Le Pin lead Sotheby’s ‘Century of Fine Wine’ sale in London earlier this week in a “great start for December”.
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