The strange case of Acker & Rudy
14 Sep 2009 by Jancis Robinson
16 Sep - Updated below and see a very interesting light on the subject of authenticating old rare wine on our members' forum . I must say I'm amazed that there has not been more reaction to the brief Koch goes for Rudy article in Free for all on Friday. In particular, I'm surprised that readers don't seem to find it strange that Acker Merrall & Condit, the most aggressive New York-based wine auctioneer (now very active in Hong Kong too with its next live auction at the Shangri la Hotel this Saturday), is alleged to have been lending millions of dollars to its most active consignor.  The young Asian wine...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10646 articles (two new most days) and 99247 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson