There are many wonderful and exciting benefits to purchasing wine and spirits at auction. Often you will find unique producers, unknown regions and bottles with more age (older vintages) than you would at a retail store. An aged wine in particular is very appealing because wine develops and becomes more refined over years, complementing foods such as meats and cheeses in ways that a younger wine cannot. A common misconception people have is that they do not have the patience, space or wallet to age wine, however purchasing at auction allows anyone to acquire vintage wine and spirits with little or no long-term effort.… Read More
Tag Archives: how to buy wine at auction
The worlds of auction and wine were destined to collide; both embrace a spirit of connoisseurship, a sense of adventure, the thrill of the chase, and a certain amount of whimsical gratification. Wine auctions are great fun, though entering the wine auction world may feel intimidating at first. This wine buying guide offers six brief strategies to get you started on what I hope will be a thrilling lifelong pursuit.