Category Archives for Selling Wine

When you inherit a fine bottle of wine like Margaux, you need a great consignment service to legally sell your wine to the widest audience of Margaux fans. Photo Credit: Augustas Didžgalvis

Selling Wine on Consignment: Strategies for Staying Legal and Finding the Best Consignment Service

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: Beaux Freres Chateau Latour Tenuto San Guido  A few years ago, a Chowhound forum member faced a problem many collectors have when they suddenly inherit a huge wine collection: how to sell the bottles on consignment. The writer was brand new to wine, and had no clue what the wines that had been willed to him were worth on th...
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Traveling With Wine by Plane, Train, or Automobile: Get Your Wine Safely from Point A to Point B

A couple of years ago, I attended a huge summer tasting event at a Washington winery with two friends. One of my friends brought along a wheeled wine carrier, tucking each new bottle he bought into its own little cubby inside. My other friend lightheartedly teased him about his paranoia, joking that his wine carrier had more tools than a Swiss army...
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What Can an Online Wine Forum Tell Collectors? How Social Media and Online Communities Are Changing the Wine Collecting Experience

Some wine experts lament the alleged death of quality online wine journalism. Yet critics like Jancis Robinson embrace this modern change, saying that social media is transforming the way we think about wine for the better. In a recent interview, Robinson said, “There was a time when someone like me could hand down opinions from on high and never...
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How-To Guide For Selling Your Wine Collection – Part 1: Where?

This is the first in a two part series on selling all or part of your wine collection. This installment covers choosing the correct avenue for selling your wine. Stay tuned for our next installment as we walk through all the tips and gotchas for rebalancing your collection.  Why Sell? As a collector, you may have a number of bottles in your cellar...