For those of you who participated in last week’s December Rare & Fine Wine Auction, you would know what a fun and successful night it was. We had a broad range of exceptional wines; perfect for festive gatherings or further cellaring, including a collection of...

By Don Kavanagh | Posted Saturday, 14-Nov-2020 A time lag between trade and retail pricing could see some tasty investment potential.   If there's one quality people look for in investments it's dependability and wine doesn't come much more dependable than the stuff that comes from the Rhône. That's...

Our November Online auction was populated with stellar wines that would be perfect for any alfresco dining or special occasions with friends and loved ones over the summertime.  From one of the most lauded wineries in Burgundy, if not the world, the 2001 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St Vivant...

On the path to wine collecting, four distinct approaches help map the journey to your ideal cellar  By Peter D. Meltzer The lure of wine collecting can be intoxicating. Visions of gleaming wood, pristine glass and rough-hewn stone often come to mind—but before the bells and whistles...

Auckland’s humidity isn’t just messing with your hair. It could be giving you a bad wine day, as well. This long, skinny, adorable isthmus of ours is notorious for its saturated summer air. When balmy airflows float down from the tropics and nestle on our obliging...

All grown up since the dark old days of wall-to-wall Müller-Thurgau, New Zealand cellars are home to a more world class selection of wines than ever. We have more vinophiles, wine collectors and of course, producers — 2,023 vineyards at last count, home to 1,408...

The World of Fine Wine’s auctions and secondary market correspondent, Chloe Ashton, looks at the continuing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the fine-wine salerooms and secondary market The resolve of the wine industry is being tested. Following an uncertain start to the year, the global health crisis...

  Our September Online auction was filled with stellar wines from all over the wine producing globe. Continuing our Italian bent since August, the highest successful bid was the 1998 Masseto Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, which sold for $1057.50. This was followed by the legendary 1996 Chateau d'Yquem...