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Impeccable Taste: Skinner April 26 Fine Wines & Rare Spirits Auction Anchored by Two Significant Collections

Chateau La Mission Haut Brion 1982 (Lot 38, Estimate: $7,200-8,400)

Marie Keep, Director of Fine Wines, notes that numerous “unexpected and thrilling” wines await discovery in the April 26 Fine Wines & Rare Spirits auction, taking place in Boston at 6PM. The auction is anchored by two deep and diverse cellars: The Coastal Cellar and The Essex Collection, each offering splendid vintage Bordeaux and Burgundies.

She goes on to say that, like many of the collections that Skinner has presented in their ten years of fine wines auctions, “These wines have been acquired over a lifetime of passionate acquisition and tell the story of the consignor’s life and travels through labels, vintages, vineyards, and bottles.” The discerning, devoted connoisseurs who assembled these fine collections were true oenophiles whose personal tastes and histories are expressed in the wines they lovingly acquired.… Read More

Skinner Offers a Worldly Tour of Fine Wines & Rare Spirits in Online Auction, February 23 – March 2

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1988 (Estimate: $1,600-2,400)

BOSTON, MA – Skinner’s February Fine Wines online auction of over 700 lots features a broad range of cellars and styles from classic Claret to reigning Napa royalty and Pre-Prohibition American whiskey. Highlights include such luminaries as 1982 Cheval Blanc, 1990 Mouton Rothschild, 1990 A. Clape Cornas, an impressive selection of Colgin in original wood, 1919 Old Crow Rye, and Highland Park 1958 40 Year Old.… Read More

Impressive Scope of Fine Wines & Rare Spirits on Offer at Skinner, November 9

Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti 1997, Cote de Nuits (Lot 26, Estimate: $16,000 -24,000)

BOSTON, MASkinner, Inc  will host a live auction of Fine Wines & Rare Spirits on November 9 at 6PM, featuring a curated selection of great depth and focus. With over 500 lots the auction represents the very best of Burgundy, the Rhone, and Cult Californian wine, diving deep into historic and current vintages. Represented are top producers such as Domaine de la Romanee Conti, Rousseau and Roumier, along with a vast vintage selection of Guigal’s heralded La La’s, rare vintages of Chave and Jamet, and the consistently top rated Californian wines Screaming Eagle, Colgin, Harlan, Schrader and Sine Qua Non among others, all in pristine condition.… Read More

Stock up for Winter during Skinner’s Fine Wines, Whisky, Spirits & Ales Online Auction

Mixed Rioja, 6 bottles (Estimate $350-$450)

BOSTON, MA – February 19, 2016 Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce a Fine Wines online auction, with bidding open from Thursday, February 18 through Thursday, February 25. Find wonderful wines, spirits and ales to re-stock your cellar, supply a weekend getaway or savor at a gathering with friends in these colder winter months, among more than 900 selections from around the world to suit any budget, taste or occasion.… Read More

Stock up for Summer during Skinner’s Fine Wines Online Auction

Cayuse Bionic Frog Syrah

BOSTON, MA – June 19, 2015 Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce a Fine Wines – Online auction, beginning Wednesday, June 17th and running through June 24th. Find wonderful wines, spirits and ales to re-stock your cellar, supply a weekend getaway or savor at a dinner party with friends this season, among more than 500 selections from around the world to suit any budget, taste or occasion.

Fine Wines

Skinner invites buyers to take a tour through the world’s best wine-growing regions; the auction begins in Champagne, moves steadily through Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Rhone, leaving France for Italy, Germany, Spain and the New World.… Read More

Two-day Live Fine Wines Auction Features The Doctor’s Collection

Chateau Latour 1982 (Estimate $15,000-$22,000) and Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 (Estimate $24,000-$32,500), 12 bottles each in original wooden cases

Auction launches the new Whisky & Spirits division

BOSTON, Mass. – October 2, 2014 – Skinner, Inc. announces a two-day live auction of Fine Wines in Boston on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 28 and 29, presented in conjunction with Lower Falls Wine Company. On the first evening, Skinner presents The Doctor’s Collection, a private cellar that cuts a swath through some of the world’s most storied vineyards, vintages that elicit superlatives, and producers that have long reigned at the top of their classifications.… Read More

Skinner to Auction Fine Wines, Ales & Spirits on February 25

51-case Superlot of Classified 2000 Bordeaux (Lot 137, Estimate $100,000-$150,000)

BOSTON, Mass. – February 10, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will offer nearly 600 lots sure to please any palate during its Fine Wines auction on Tuesday, February 25. Presented in conjunction with Lower Falls Wine Company, this sale will offer both fledgling and experienced oenophiles the opportunity to bid on extraordinary selections of Bordeaux, Rhone, Burgundy, and more.… Read More

Wines of the Chateau de Beaucastel

Chateau de Beaucastel Hommage a Jacques Perrin (Lots 277-280, Estimates Vary)

In the far, northern reaches of Chateauneuf du Pape sits the Chateau de Beaucastel. Named for the Beaucastel family, who  purchased the land in 1549 as an agricultural venture, the property has a history of winemaking dating back to 1792. At the turn of the 20th century, phylloxera ravaged vineyards across the French countryside, and then-owner Elie Dussaud decided to sell the vineyard rather than replant and start over.… Read More

Online Auction of Fine Wines, Beer & Spirits in Time for the Holidays

BOSTON, Mass. – October 29, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will hold a Fine Wines – Online auction beginning November 6, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. EST and concluding on November 15, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. EST. With a broad spectrum of wines, beer, and spirits from across the globe, the auction offers an approachable selection and affords buyers the opportunity to discover the perfect complement to any holiday gathering. The online sale will attract both collectors seeking to broaden their cellar holdings as well as enthusiasts interested in ready-to-drink wines.… Read More

The Story of Pappy Van Winkle and the Appeal of Rare Bourbon

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 23 Year (Lot 897, Estimate $1,000-$1,500)

Pappy Van Winkle bourbon has popped up recently in articles extolling its desirability and scarcity. There is even a documentary film, Chasing Pappy, about one man’s quest for the elusive libation. Long considered one of the finest bourbons available, this beverage is complex, smooth and a bit sweeter than most others on the market thanks to the inclusion of wheat in the mash.… Read More

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