Sotheby's Wine is the most experienced and successful team in wine auctioning. Sotheby’s has been selling wine in London since 1970, in New York since 1994 and in Hong Kong since 2009. The department takes pride in offering only wine in the best condition and with excellent provenance, and the team’s well-earned reputation has attracted many of the most prestigious collectors and discriminating buyers in the world. Sotheby's Wine holds over 20 auctions each year, worldwide.
We are proud to support a number of different causes, in various different ways, throughout the year. Our wine auctioneers, Jamie Ritchie, Robert Sleigh and Eliza Osborne donate their time, advice and auctioneering skills to a diverse group of 501C3 charities and have helped raise millions of dollars at benefit auctions for art institutions, educational programs, health foundations and a variety of similar organizations.
On 25 March, Sotheby’s New York is privileged to host Part I in a trilogy of sales of A Monumental Collection, From the Cellars of a Connoisseur. The sale features incredible selections from the world’s greatest producers including a full case of 1990 Musigny from Domaine Leroy, thirty lots of Domaine Armand Rousseau, four vintages of Ermitage, Cuvée Cathelin from JL Chave and an astonishing eighty-four lots of Masseto. The sale is 343 lots and has a pre-sale estimate of $1.2 million. This sale will be followed by Part II in London on 25 March and Part III in Hong Kong on 1 April.
March 25, 2017
Vinitaly is the main reference event in the wine sector: the 2013 edition welcomed more than 4 thousand exhibitors with 148 thousand visitors (52,979 international from 120 countries).
Four days of major events, meetings, tastings and targeted workshops to encourage contacts between exhibiting cellars and trade operators, together with an impressive convention programme discussing and analysing topics associated with supply and demand in Italy, Europe and the rest of the world.
March 26 - 29, 2017 Verona
April 3 - April 7, 2017 Bordeaux