Business booming post-lockdown for online auction houses

Back in March, as COVID-19 forced bidders to stay at home, auction houses Zachys and Sotheby’s were given no choice but to transform their businesses overnight. The result has been spectacular, with both auction houses surpassing projections and achieving record sales.  Zachys sets World Records at its first ever London auction Zachys was the first … Continued

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Capital Vintners Wine Auction Report

After a series of high-profile wine auctions, we examine the current state of the market in this in-depth report. Italian Wines on the UpOn 23 February Acker, Merrall and Condit saw substantial interest in Italian vertical lots. These included a four magnum collection of Bartolo Mascarello Barolo made up of 1952, 71, 86 and 88 … Continued

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Capital Vintners Burgundy Report Continued

A selection of the finest DRC wines  It’s been another busy week for Burgundies across the globe. DRC 2010The Domaine de la Romanee-Conti 2010 vintage has been released, with the owner Aubert de Villaine calling it ‘Homeric’.The vintage has so far attracted some positive attention from critics, including Andrew Jefford, who remarked that it was “a … Continued

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Rhône wines to be the next boom in Asia? A Hong Kong auction at Sotheby’s last weekend may have signified a further string to the Asian fine wine market’s bow being added as Rhône Valley wines fared very well. On December 8 the auction’s highlights included a 1961 Hermitage La Chapelle from Rhône, which sold … Continued

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White Burgundies and Bordeaux excel over the weekend at auction

A fine selection of DRC wines  Once again Burgundies steal the show and top the auction lists. This weekend auctions at Sotheby’s in New York and Zachys’ in Hong Kong both saw high figures, especially for white Bordeaux and Burgundies. Highlights of the New York auction included a 10-bottle case of 1988 Domaine de la … Continued