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VGS Chateau Potelle Sets New Barrel Record at 38th Annual Auction Napa Valley

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A 10-case lot of the latest wine from VGS Chateau Potelle set a record for the highest barrel price ever at Auction Napa Valley 2018, surpassing the previous high by more than $40,000.

The record-setting wine, Fourmeaux 2016 Red Blend, sold for $114,300, or $952.50 per bottle (and $11,430 per case). The auction was held at Charles Krug Winery, St. Helena, California.

The Bordeaux-style red wine debu ...

6 bottles of Romanée-Conti set a new record price on the internet selling for CHF 62’400



January 17th 2017, Baghera Wines – the leading Swiss fine wine auctioneer – held a new edition of their “Wine o’clock” online auctions, “Rooster Year 2017” as a tribute to the Chinese New Year to commence at the end of the month.

Originating from a private cellar on the shores of the Leman lake and highlighting some of the rarest wine signatures, this “online only” auction drew in fine wine collectors from all over the world, reaching top prices on the Internet.


Notably for a Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée Conti 2011 6 bottle lot, which went for CHF 62’400 during Baghera Wines’ auct ...

Collector Pays Record Sum of 39 Thousand Dollars for 1715 Madeira



World-famous auction house Christie's have another world record to add to their growing total after selling a three-hundred-year-old bottle of wine for close to $40,000. Listed as the “oldest Madeira” in the world, the final hammer price far surpassed the estimate of $12,000 to $18,000.

This JCA & C Terrantez bottle was produced in 1715, a year in which a 5-year old Louis XV took to the throne. Netherlands-based collector Bay van der Bunt had the highest bid when the hammer fell and this sought-after bottle will now join his priceless collection, which is on disp ...