Charles Antin has joined the fine wine auction house, Zachys as its creative director and will be based at the company’s headquarters in New York.
New York auction house Zachys has achieved sales of more than $28 million in the first half of 2015 due to Asia’s unquenched thirst for whisky.
Bidders fought intensely over 217 bottles of rare Japanese whisky which altogether fetched over HK$4 million (US$500,000) at Zachys’ recent sale.
Zachys Asia has surprises up its sleeve for the spring auction which will “present the best of the best” from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne, as well as a lot of fine whisky.
Australian wine tasting, sampling a Hibiki 21 year old, a Coravin blind tasting and a Montrose dinner. It’s been a busy and extravagant week for the db HK team.
Among the stars of Zachy’s latest New York auction was a magnum of Château d’Yquem which sold for twice its pre-sale high estimate.
The New York auction house claims to have hosted the city’s largest fine wine sale in nearly a decade last week.
Zachys has a line-up of Krug, Mouton signed by Andy Warhol and over 1,000 lots of Burgundy to sell at its next sale in New York at the end of this month.
Auction house Zachys has reported “fantastic” results for Japanese whiskies at its most recent sale in Hong Kong.
Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.
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