Fine wine auctions close off record year

This has been a record year for expensive wine auctions, with the real growth seen in Asia

1st December, 2011
Fine wine auctions close off record year
A lot of Romanee-Conti due for auction in Hong Kong on December 8th

A collection of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild 1999 valued at £850,000 (€994,000) is one of 107 lots of Lafite entered by Sir Evelyn Rothschild in a two-day sale of wine at Christie's International in London today.

All the big auction houses are planning wine sales in the run-up to Christmas, closing off a record year for international wine auctions.

Global wine sales by the leading five international auction houses - Acker Merrall & Condit, Christie’s International, Sotheby’s, Zachys and...

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