Report on May Auction & Announcing The Date of June LIVE Auction

Thanks to all the bidders who made our May Online Auction another success. With chilly weather quickly approaching, “big reds” led the show, the star Country of Origin is undoubtedly Australia this month. The top hammer win of the auction was 1998 Penfolds Grange Bin 95, achieving a record of $1527.50, which is closely followed by its 1996 vintage at $1468.75. Interestingly, the 1996 Chateau Mouton Rothschild was sold for $1081.


Shiraz v.s. Syrah. 1998 Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz reached $822.50 whereas 2006 Providence Syrah achieved $270.25.


Bordeaux blends from home. 1994 Te Motu Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot Magnum reached $470, 1993 Te Motu Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot Inaugural Vintage achieved $235 and its 1997 vintage was sold for $164.50. Both 2006 Providence Four Apostles and 2013 Providence Private Reserve achieved $246.75.


Both 2012 & 2014 Mongeard-Mugneret Vosne Romanee Les Suchots 1er Cru were snapped at $211.50, while 1996 Ata Rangi Pinot Noir was sold for $88.13.


All great events should finish with something wonderful.  Vintage ports, 1977 Croft Vintage Port was sold for $293.75, followed by 1977 Fonseca Vintage Port at $282.


Our next auction will be a LIVE/online event on Tuesday 1st June at Caro’s Wine 14 Mackelvie Street, Grey Lynn. Please note the auction will start at 6.00 pm. As usual, this will be streamed live on We will open something special to taste that evening too.


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