Bonhams to auction rare and Japanese whiskies in Hong Kong

The recent announcement that Bonhams is to present an auction to commemorate 400 years since the “first-ever Japanese sale in London” in December 2014 is timely – on 15 August the same auction house puts on a Japanese & Rare Whisky sale. [Read more…]

Are These the Most Expensive Grapes in the World?

How much money would you shell out for an exquisite bunch of grapes? [Read more…]

Eleven White Truffles Fetch Three Times The Price Of Gold At Auction

Eleven white truffles have gone under the hammer in Italy for $367,620, including a pair bought by an anonymous buyer in China who paid out 90,000 euros, auctioneers said Monday. [Read more…]

French police bust $2.8M vintage wine scam

French police say they have busted a scam in which merchants made $2.8 million selling fake bottles of an expensive vintage wine across Europe. [Read more…]

World’s Largest Cigar Auction is Hot Enough for June

Spring may be a tad overdue but this summer looks set to be the hottest ever in London, if you’re a cigar lover. [Read more…]

Sotheby’s to Auction Dinner with elBulli Chef

Auction house Sotheby’s is offering the highest bidder at an upcoming wine auction the chance to enjoy a dinner prepared by legendary chef Ferran Adrià himself. [Read more…]

Yacht Auction at Antibes Yacht Show

A 253-foot (77-meter), long-range discovery megayacht, a two-year-old 180-footer (55-meter) of a more conventional design, and a handful of smaller and faster megayachts are among the first to sign up for what will be the world’s first yacht auction held at a major yacht show. [Read more…]