Sotheby’s is to offer the cellar of the dowager viscountess Rothermere at its London sale in two weeks.
18th century Madeira, red and white Bordeaux from the swinging sixties, the pick of some of the truly rarer lots at various auctions over the coming weeks.
Tuscan estate Ornellaia has highlighted the pre-eminence of London for global wine collectors as it confirmed plans to host a second charity auction in the UK capital this year.
Sotheby’s will host an auction composed exclusively of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti this autumn.
Auction house Sotheby’s will close its summer season with a £1 million sale, featuring top Bordeaux, Burgundy and Vega Sicilia.
Sotheby’s will host an ex-cellar sale of Domaine Clarence Dillon in Hong Kong this autumn.
Ornellaia celebrated its 25th vintage release by raising £275,000 last night for the Royal Opera House in London, as well as conducting an extensive vertical tasting.
Four bottles of DRC, which went under the hammer for $52k this weekend, have helped to boost sales at the Sotheby’s El Bulli auction to a total of $2.7m.
Rare Cognac, vineyard animals and the world’s most expensive rum have all featured in another varied week for the drinks industry.
The first part of Sotheby’s sale of the El Bulli cellar was 100% sold in Hong Kong yesterday.
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