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Exclusive: The Drinks Trust launches ambitious Cost of Living Crisis Appeal

Published:  08 June, 2023

The Drinks Trust is looking to raise an unprecedented £230,000 with its new Cost of Living Crisis Appeal between now and the end of the year.


Hospices de Beaune clinches record total for Sotheby’s Wine Auction

Published:  21 November, 2022

The 162nd Hospices De Beaune wine auction has reached a new, impressive milestone, with sales of €31 million ($32 million) making it the highest ever wine lot for one of the world’s top auction houses.


Ukraine appeal and auction dinner at Michelin-starred Galvin La Chapelle

Published:  05 May, 2022

Over the past few months, importers Les Caves de Pyrene has been helping to relocate families fleeing from war-torn Ukraine and settle them in safe havens across Europe – especially in accommodation generously provided by their European winemaker friends.


Call out for Wine Unites for Ukraine charity auction

Published:  31 March, 2022

If a magnum of La Fiorita “Fiore di No War” 2016 Brunello de Montalcino appeals, or tickets to Simple Minds summer show, perhaps a stay at Quinta do Noval or a wine dinner with David Gleave MW at Luca, then these are just some of the incredible number of lots being offered at the Wine Unites for Ukraine auction from 1 to 3 April.


Producers, suppliers and experts invited to donate lots in auction for Ukraine

Published:  10 March, 2022

The UK wine world is pulling together to raise funds for Ukraine.


Sotheby’s to offer inaugural sale of fine and rare wine from Napa Valley

Published:  02 February, 2022

In a landmark event, Sotheby’s is to auction a collection of rare bottles from the Napa Valley wine region, organised in partnership with Napa Valley Vintners.


Christie’s appoints new global head of wine and spirits in Hong Kong

Published:  25 January, 2022

Leading auction house Christie’s has welcomed Adam Bilbey into its ranks, appointed as the new head of the wine and spirits department in Hong Kong.


Harpers memorabilia goes up for auction

Published:  21 December, 2021

A historic piece of publishing history is up for auction this month, printed in 1887 by Harper’s Weekly gazette – the magazine that morphed into today's Harpers Wine & Spirit and almost certainly oldest drinks title in the UK.


Burgundy superstars and Italian improvers drive interest at Wine Lister

Published:  01 December, 2021

Burgundy superstars and Italian quality improvers have been highlighted as important categories in the second annual report from auction site Wine Lister, called 2021 Wine Leagues.


Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction achieves landmark sale

Published:  24 November, 2021

The 161st Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction has set a new world record, after €800,000 (£671,000) was bid for a barrel of Corton Renardes Grand Cru.


The Drinks Trust launches charity auction

Published:  15 November, 2021

The Drinks Trust has unveiled plans to run an annual online charity auction ‘Cream of the Crop.'


The Drinks Trust launches first ever charity auction

Published:  12 October, 2021

The Drinks Trust has launched ‘Cream of the Crop’, its first ever charity auction aiming to raise £75k to support the people who produce and pour drinks across the UK.


Cambridge’s Veni Vidi Bibi charity bash delivers for children

Published:  09 September, 2021

Cambridge Wine Merchants inaugural Veni Vidi Bibi charity dinner managed to raise £5,735 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices in one sitting.


World’s Best Vineyards launches auction to support Ahr victims

Published:  26 August, 2021

The World’s Best Vineyards is to launch an online auction to raise funds for the Ahr wineries hit by devastating floods earlier this year.


Cambridge Wine launches inaugural Veni Vidi Bibi charity event

Published:  14 July, 2021

Cambridge Wine Merchants is organising a charity wine dinner in Cambridge at the beginning of September, loosely based on La Paulée, held annually in Burgundy and others places around the world.


Historic whisky up for auction

Published:  18 November, 2020

A bottle of The Macallan 50-year old anniversary malt whisky is to form the centrepiece of Brightwells’ November auction.


Barrel of Burgundy sells for £136,400

Published:  17 November, 2020

Zachys has revealed the results of its London II auction, which included what the business claims to be the world’s first barrel of Burgundy to be sold at auction. 


Zachys gears up for first European multi-vendor sale

Published:  27 October, 2020

Zachys has announced its first European multi-vendor sale will take place in London and will include what it claims to be the world’s first barrel of Burgundy to be sold at auction.


Bid for Beirut auction organises relief for Lebanon

Published:  24 August, 2020

A new auction to provide much-needed relief for Lebanon’s struggling wine sector has drawn support from the UK wine trade, after a massive explosion decimated the country’s main port on 4 August.


William Grant & Sons’ Standfast charity auction goes live

Published:  21 July, 2020

William Grant & Sons’ Standfast charity auction in support of The Drinks Trust and The Ben Scotland has gone live.