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  • In Vino Veritas…

    15th June 2022 | By Jeremy Lee

    Last year, our auction director, Isabel Graham-Yooll made her selection of The 3 Best Wine Books Of All Time, this month it’s the turn of auction manager, Jeremy Lee, to select a trio from the crop of the wine titles that have informed his thinking and drinking after far too many years in the drinks trade.

  • Mád For It

    17th May 2022 | By Jeremy Lee

    There is a special place in the hearts and glasses of we sweet wine nerds for the wines of Tokaj-Hegyalia in Northeast Hungary, responsible for as historic a wine style as you’ll ever taste, and some of the most intense and without a doubt the longest-lived unfortified wines in existence. The thrilling combination of burnt-sugar acidity, generous perfume and sometimes tooth-meltingly sweet sugar levels, often combined with fascinating oxidative, aldehydic ‘rancio’ notes have been responsible… Read More

  • May 2022 Whisky & Spirits Auction Results

    11th May 2022 | By Scott Walker

    Here’s a look through some of the highlights and stand out bottles from our May whisky and spirits sale. Scotch Whisky This month’s auction featured plenty of big names. The highest price of £9400 went to The Macallan 2008 Distil Your World London Edition. There were plenty of vintage Macallans on offer, including Macallan 1950 Campbell, Hope & King bottled in the 1960s, which reached an impressive £6000. Fetching the same hammer price was the… Read More

  • April 2022 Miniatures, Memorabilia and Books Auction Results

    27th April 2022 | By Scott Walker

    Here’s a look through some of the highlights of our April miniatures, memorabilia and books auction. Big prices for small bottles The battle to be this month’s top lot ended in a tie with two of our highly anticipated miniatures both ending the night’s bidding on £3,300. The lots in question were from perennial collectors’ favourites Macallan and Karuizawa. First up was the Karuizawa 1964 48 Year Old Sherry Cask 3603. Bottled at cask strength… Read More