The auction, which goes fully live on Thursday and ends September 24, comes as WA craves better booze and more, with little else to spend on discretionary income.
Our demand for fine wines countered the trend of the recent gloomy national retail outlook by increasing from the end of March, when many consumers were stuck in their homes and unable to access traditional methods such as restaurants and doorways. cellar.
Two months ago, Langton’s sold a 1951 Penfolds Grange for $ 103,000, a record price for an Australian wine, and reported a 50% increase in the number of customers bidding online and a sharp increase in the number of people. buying on its website.
Rather, new and existing customers have immersed themselves in the world of fine wine from the comfort of their own homes, ”said Jeremy Parham, Managing Director of Langton.
The auction house’s latest Halliday wine sale features 3,000 Australian titles and 2,000 international wines.
“The wines have been kept in impeccable condition in Halliday’s private cellar since he moved from Sydney to Melbourne in 1983,” said Tamara Grischy, Langton’s auction manager.
“With prices starting at $ 15, this is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Australian wine history.”
To browse and bid on the James Halliday collection, click here.