Being a MasterSommelier is one of the most exclusive certifications in the world. There are 573 Noble Prize laureates and only 230 Master Sommeliers. Achieving this stature is extremely rare and demonstrative of unique ambition, drive and talent. It also means that you probably know as much about wine as any other person in the world.
No serious wine collection is complete without cellared vintage Champagne. A collector may like Bordeaux or Burgundy to the exclusion of almost everything else but everyone needs Champagne for those special occasions and for guests.
In Sell Wine Guide’s experience there’s we noticed that many non-collectors receive high-end vintage Champagne bottles as gif...
As part of the philosophy of Sell Wine Guide we believe that knowledge and information are paramount to any business transaction and that in the wine industry there’s often a disparity of information. A website like WineAuctionPrices.com can help you level the playing field by working off the same information as the professionals do.
Founded in 1749 Justerini & Brooks is one of the most prestigious names in the world of fine wine and spirits. The very same family as the world famous J&B whiskey and personal fine wine merchant to Her Majesty The Queen. As an international merchant, Justerini & Brooks now looks after customers in over sixty countries around the world.
Skinner Auctions has a great reputation among wine professionals even though it’s a relatively a small auction house. Skinner is a local fixture in New England where it earned four decades worth of is trust with art, furniture, jewelry and fine wine. In 2012 Skinner also became the first auction house to consign craft beer as well.
Major house Sotheby’s has announced its fall auction line up in Hong Kong. Sotheby's which sold last year over $60M worth of wine, is selling 2 private cellars (private people who sell their wine) and other lots procured from industry. “We are offering two exceptional private collections featuring a range of the finest wines with impeccable provenance and...
When looking over products that were around in the 50s and 60s it’s easy to be astounded that a burger could cost a few cents and that you could buy a house for a few thousand dollars. Prices going up are a fact of life but the appreciation of fine wine seems to have surpassed most other products.
Aubrey K. McClendon, the controversial energy magnate who pioneered shale gas drilling, considered a hero by some and reckless by others, lost his life in a car accident on March 2nd a day after being indicted by a federal grand jury.
Though much controversy surrounded his blazing career it’s clear that his enthusiasm for fine wine was almost unparalleled....