Appraising and selling
Winefield’s Auctioneers is always looking for wine, port and spirits for our auctions.
We have an experienced team of experts who will appraise your wine collection and / or spirits free of charge and with no obligation. Whether it’s your carefully constructed wine collection, some exceptional or old bottles, a cellar you’ve inherited, investment wines or surplus stock: we will gladly let you know for which amounts we can offer your wines in our auction catalogue.
Unlike a merchant, we do not have to obtain a good wholesale price. As a wine auction house, we work with a margin on the selling price, the so-called auction commission, which covers the costs for appraising and auctioning. We also ask a commission from the buyer, based on the hammer price. As an auction house, we have an interest in obtaining the best possible price for you.
To receive an appraisal, you can send us a list of wines or use this template. Our appraisals are based on a good condition of the bottles; if, after receiving the bottles, the condition is different, then we adjust the appraisal accordingly. This is always done in consultation with you and always based on our expertise to get the best price for the bottles.
It is also possible to bring your wines directly to our cellars, or we can make an appointment to come to your home to appraise your wines on the spot.