Log In / Join Now

Auction Highlights

Our auction experts provide a detailed look at prices and trends at individual commercial sales. Discover how notable wines fared against their average prices.

Search Auctions




June 2000

Acker Merrall & Condit, 6/16/2000

Location
New York

Number of lots
2,015

Percent sold
90

Sale Total
$1.6 million (including the 15 percent buyer's premium)

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

This exceptionally large and eclectic sale saw strong hammer prices for cases of cult wines that are rarely available in a complete 12-bottle lot.  ...   » Read full auction analysis

Sotheby's, 6/10/2000

Location
Chicago

Number of lots
1,091

Percent sold
89

Sale Total
$1.3 million (including the 15 percent buyer's premium)

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

  ...   » Read full auction analysis

Christie's, 6/8/2000

Location
London

Number of lots
795

Percent sold
77

Sale Total
$688,000 (including the 10 percent buyer's premium)

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

This relatively small sale was distinguished by big prices attained by historical treasures and rarities.  ...   » Read full auction analysis
May 2000

Sotheby's, 5/24/2000

Location
London

Number of lots
1,151

Percent sold
83

Sale Total
$1.1 million (including the 10 percent buyer's premium)

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

The continued strength of the dollar against the pound makes U.  ...   » Read full auction analysis

Aulden Cellars-Sotheby's, 5/20/2000

Location
New York

Number of lots
1,007

Percent sold
92

Sale Total
$2 million (including the 15 percent buyer's premium)

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

Rare red and white Burgundies were in the spotlight, with a case of the exceedingly scarce Leroy Mazis Chambertin Hospices de Beaune Cuvée Madeleine Colignon 1985 commanding $18,400, and six magnums of Domaine Ramonent Montrachet 1992 fetching $8,338.  ...   » Read full auction analysis

Morrell & Co., 5/20/2000

Location
New York

Number of lots
967

Percent sold
80

Sale Total
$854,000 (including the 15 percent buyer's premium)

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

Taking advantage of the latest web technology, Morrell & Company broadcast the auction using realtime software on the Internet in conjunction with TheAuctionChannel.  ...   » Read full auction analysis

Christie's, 5/18/2000

Location
London

Number of lots
539

Percent sold
84

Sale Total
$419,915

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

Rarities commanded the strongest prices at this otherwise typical auction of claret and fine wines.  ...   » Read full auction analysis

Butterfields, 5/13/2000

Location
San Francisco

Number of lots
1,156

Percent sold
95

Sale Total
$1 million (including the 15 percent buyer's premium)

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

Bruce Kaiser, Butterfields' wine director, said that premium California labels continue to perform well, lead by Opus One and Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon.  ...   » Read full auction analysis
April 2000

Acker Merrall & Condit, 4/29/2000

Location
New York

Number of lots
2,495

Percent sold
88

Sale Total
$1.9 million

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

Winning bids for classic clarets like Pétrus 1989 ($11,500 per case) and Mouton-Rothschild 1982 ($5,520 per dozen) commanded strong prices that generally fell within recent trading bands.  ...   » Read full auction analysis

Sotheby's, 4/29/2000

Location
Chicago

Number of lots
936

Percent sold
91

Sale Total
$1.1 million (including the 15 percent buyer's premium)

Pre-sale low estimate

Pre-sale high estimate

Demand for top Burgundy and California cult wines sent many winning bids over pre-sale high estimates.  ...   » Read full auction analysis
Collecting & Auction News

Keep on top of market trends, the fight against counterfeiting, noteworthy auctions, and more.

NEW
Christie's and Wally's Partner on New York Wine Auctions
How to: Buy and Sell Wine at Auction

Buying and selling wine at live auctions can be fun, nerve-wracking and a good investment. Get insider tips from auction experts and watch our video.

Auction Price Database

What's your wine worth? Search our complete auction database, which tracks prices and performance for more than 10,000 of the world's most collectible and cellar-worthy wines.

Biggest gainer in the past quarter: Château Lynch Bages Pauillac 2001, 750 ml.

WineRatings+ app: Download now for 340,000+ ratings.