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Wine Spectator: 2016 Wine Auctions Hint At Strong Times To Come

At first glance, the global wine-auction market’s 2% decrease in sales during the past 12 months, from $345.9 million in 2015 to $338.7 million in 2016, appears disappointing. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

Wally’s Puts Auctions On Hold While It Looks For A Partner, Reports Wine Spectator

Wally’s Wine Auctions, the young auction division of Los Angeles retailer Wally’s Wine & Spirits, has suspended sales for the time being while it discusses partnering with a major international auction house, Wine Spectator has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 5, 2016

Whisky Advocate: Japanese Whisky Karuizawa Nets Nearly $100K At Auction, Breaking Records

Japanese whisky Karuizawa has earned the title of the most expensive 700-ml bottle of whisky ever auctioned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 4, 2015

Wine Spectator: Fine Wine Auction Sales Up 4.5% In 2014

Reversing a two-year trend of declines, the fine-wine auction market saw a small upturn in 2014, as global sales rose 4.5%—from $337 million in 2013 to $352 million—according to figures released by the major commercial auction houses.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2015

Wine Spectator: Second Sale of Roy Welland Collection Totals $5.6 Million

The first installment of the Wally’s Auctions sale of Roy Welland’s wine collection, held in New York in September and raising $6.6 million, was going to be a tough act to follow. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 1, 2014

News Briefs for October 17, 2014

•In the third quarter of 2014, the Wine Spectator Auction Index, which tracks sales of commercial wine auctions in the United States, barely budged, inching ahead by 0.2% from 337.63 to 338.39 points. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 17, 2014

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