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Wine Spectator: Wine And Spirits Auction Market Reaches $521 Million In 2019

In 2019, worldwide wine auction totals (including sales conducted in the U.S., U.K., Geneva, and Hong Kong, plus online sales) rose to $521 million, up a solid 9% from $479 million in 2018. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 7, 2020

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

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