After a few years of muted activity in the wake of the government crackdown on corruption, China’s fine wine drinkers are showing signs of life again. Will the Year of the Rooster mark a return to form?
In the first sale to kick off 2017’s auction season in Hong Kong, Acker, Merrall & Condit will highlight rare back vintages of Burgundy and classic Bordeaux.
Zachys’ last Asia sale in Hong Kong ended on a high note, with a strong bidding presence from Japan and Petrus commanding the top four lots.
Fine whiskies and Cognacs will dominate Bonhams next fine wine and spirit sale in Hong Kong this November.
As the weather cools down, Hong Kong and Macau’s restaurant scene heats up. We look at the top gastronomic pop-up events happening over the next couple of months.
Sotheby’s London sale this week realised a total of £1.4 million, with Petrus and Mouton Rothschild dominating the most expensive lots.
Auctioneer Sotheby’s saw its weekend fine wine and spirit sale in Hong Kong achieve an impressive HK$84 million (US$11m).
Over a century’s worth of Bordeaux vintages will lead Sotheby’s next fine wine sale in London this October.
The wine cellar of disgraced oilman Aubrey McClendon was sold for US$8.44 million in Chicago at the weekend.
This week Sotheby’s first London fine wine auction of the new season exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to reach £1,019,383 million.
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