Our Wine Journal

Our musings about the notable and newsworthy.

Every day we meet great people and extraordinary product.

From time to time we reflect these experiences in our Wine Journal to share with you. In doing so, we hope to develop a library of useful information that can benefit anyone who wishes to explore the mystical world of wine with us.

In our Late Winter Live Auction, which was followed by its after-sale Buy Now auction that concluded on Wednesday the 2nd of August, back vintage Bordeaux achieved the highest bid-to-view ratio echoing recent trends from En Premier trading. 2008 Chateau Mouton Rothschild took the highest...

As we publish the catalogue for the virtual/live auction on August 1st, you may want to read what’s been happening in the auction scene to help you prepare your bids. Fine wine markets continued to go through a corrective period during the second quarter of...

Thanks to our wine community supporters and all the online bidders, our Winter Virtual Live Auction which concluded a week ago was another success. Despite being a virtual auction in the beginning of winter, the enthusiasm among our bidders really "heated up the room”. The global fine...

A year ago, the New Zealand Herald posed the question “Is Now The Time To Invest In Wine?”.  In talking with several wine specialists in New Zealand, including our team at The Wine Auction Room, the answer was a resounding yes. And this answer holds true...

It’s always great to see the faces of our wine community supporters, old or new, in the saleroom at our auctions. Thanks to them and all the other online bidders our Autumn Live Online Auction which concluded a week ago was another success. Highlighted with a couple...

We kick started 2023 with our New Year's Rare and Fine Wine Online auction which concluded last Sunday, in hope our carefully curated collection could bring you some fun to browse over the New Year’s holidays. In this auction, we had a big focus on kiwi...

 

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