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Tips and tricks for successful wine auctions 

In a recent article, we explained 10 good reasons to bid on iDealwine. Now let’s turn to tips and tricks, you could find useful to succeed in bidding! Maximum bid function The advantage of online auctions versus physical ones is of course that that you don’t have to be physically present, but also that you can bid whenever you want to, especially on iDealwine with the maximum bid option. With this system, you can place a maximum bid at any time and thus avoid to connect in the last minutes of the closing.…

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10 good reasons to bid on iDealwine

If you have never bought wine at auction, you may wonder what are the advantages compared to fixed-price sales. Discover here 10 good reasons to start bidding on iDealwine! An incredible choice With online auctions twice a month and thousands of great wines available, the choice on iDealwine is beyond compare! During the first half of 2017, 56,000 bottles were auctioned on iDealwine, this shows how vast the choice is. Find what’s hard to find On iDealwine, you will discover many treasures: absolute rarities, prestigious wines, available only on allowance or very old…

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Château Rayas, iconic | Auction report

Both red and white wines from château Rayas have livened up the online auction, which ended on 16th August on iDealwine. Château Rayas occupies a special place in amateurs’ hearts and in the auction landscape. As we have been following the evolution of this mythical domain’s prices from Châteauneuf-du-Pape, for nearly 20 years, we have only very rarely seen them drop. The rarity, of course, and the difficulty of finding wines elsewhere than at the domain (or on iDealwine J) contribute to making Rayas one of the best blue chips among the great…

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2017 first half: already more than 56,000 bottles auctioned on iDealwine

In a market still dominated by Bordeaux and Burgundy Grands Crus, iDealwine sold during this year’s first semester 56,020 bottles (i.e more than 23,000 lots) at auction. Sellers can rub their hands: over the entire period more than 90% of the bottles were sold. During the past months, fine trends have emerged, bringing a breath of fresh air in this sector traditionally amateur of renowned classic names. Between 1st January and 30th June 2017, the iDealwine platform saw more than 23,000 lots (23,679 more precisely) change hands during the 14 online auctions held…

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iDealwine secures its position as the leading French wine auction house

The French public auction regulation authority, the CVV (Conseil des ventes volontaires), has recently published its annual activity report for 2016. The wine auction market showed good growth (+12%) and for the 3rd consecutive year, iDealwine ranked first, accounting now for a quarter of total wine sales. A great recognition for our global platform, which gathers buyers from more than 55 countries. Wine auction, a healthy niche market The CVV just presented its activity report for 2016 auctions. After a very slight increase (+3%) in 2015, the "wine and spirits" category accelerated its…

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