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Get a Wine Valuation for Auction

If you have a bottle or collection that you are interested in selling, we'd love to help. Wondering how much your wine might be worth? Our experienced team are on hand to provide expert valuations on your bottles to give you an indication of what they might achieve at auction. Our valuations are based on previous auction results where possible and otherwise calculated against current retail values, therefore must be regarded simply as professional estimates.

 

GETTING A VALUATION

 

1. TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS

In order for our team to be able to provide an estimate on the value of your bottle(s) as accurate as possible, we require clear images showing both the front label and condition of seal. This will allow us to take into account the condition of the bottle and how this may affect hammer prices.

 

2. TELL US ABOUT YOUR BOTTLE

When submitting an auction estimate request, please make sure that you fill out all of your contact details along with descriptive details of the item you would like to sell such as its name, vintage (if applicable), age etc. Documentation is optional but if you have any please include a copy as this will help to verify authenticity.

 

3. SUBMIT REQUEST AND RECEIVE YOUR ESTIMATE

Once you have all of the above information to hand, submit your request using the below button and a member of our team will be in touch with your valuation.

 

Request an Auction Estimate

FAQs

Are there any items you don't accept?

Wine Auctioneer accepts red, white, rose and sparkling table wines along with fortified wines such as Port, Sherry and Marsala.

Wine Auctioneer does not accept consignments of small-format bottles (except sweet wines), spirits, vermouth, beers, ciders and non-alcoholic wines.

Following the introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing legislation from the Scottish Government, Wine Auctioneer introduced starting-bids. Any consignment deemed unlikely to achieve starting-bid value will be rejected at auctioneer's discretion.

If you would like to consign for auction any spirits, please see our sister-sites, Whisky Auctioneer and Rum Auctioneer.

Our staff conduct a strict authenticity and condition check of all consignments received; Wine Auctioneer will only accept bottles which are in good physical condition - seals intact and no leakage - and we reserve the right to withdraw and reject any Lot which displays evidence of leakage at any time.

I have a large collection to sell - can Wine Auctioneer help me?

Yes. Wine Auctioneer can offer sellers a full range of services when it comes to larger private collections. The time and effort required to build such a collection shows commitment, care and enthusiasm and as wine enthusiasts ourselves, we understand this and use our extensive experience in order to treat collectors prized possessions with the respect, esteem and attention they deserve. We work hand in hand with private collectors to make the process of using our services as seamless and straightforward as possible.

If you are interested in finding out more about our services, please get in touch with our Customer Service team.

How do I sell my wine?

To sell your wine you will firstly need to register on our website and then either deliver or post your bottle(s) to Wine Auctioneer; we do the rest! All the information you need to sell your wine can be found in our Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Wine at Auction.

What fees are involved for selling wine?

There is a £5 listing fee per lot. Once a bottle is sold, sellers pay a 5% commission on the final hammer-price.

Conditional Fees

If you wish to create one lot of mixed wines, there will be a mixed-case fee of £5.00 per lot.

If you wish to place a reserve on an item there is a fee of £5.00 per lot.

Please note VAT is charged to commission, listing and reserve fees. VAT is not applicable to the hammer price of the wine.

More information including additional fees, reserve price restrictions and payment terms can be found here.