Andrew Lloyd Webber's Wine Collection Sells Strong In Hong Kong
The sale was estimated to bring in between $2.8 to $4.1 million but brought in 43.3 million Hong Kong dollars ($5.6 million), including the 21% buyer's premium. The Wall Street Journal reports that the six-hour auction, which took place at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong, was filled to capacity. The top lot was a 1982 case of Château Pétrus (12 bottles) that went to an Asian buyer for $77,564. The WSJ article has a list of the top ten lots.