Sotheby’s auction house set a new record in 2018. The 2018 Wine Marker Report indicates that its sales exceeded $100 million for the first time.
Sotheby’s has achieved a turnover of more than $1.1 billion since 1995.
The most expensive bottle of wine was sold for $558,000, while the most expensive spirit was purchased for $843,200.
Burgundy represents nearly 42% of sales, and the Asian market 63% of sales.
The Domaine de la Romanée Conti represents 21% of sales and remains the first domain sold by the famous auction house.
All these figures demonstrate the ever-increasing interest of international consumers and collectors in auctions.