An observer's view of That Auction


Gavin Monery is a winemaker with 10 years' experience, including stints at JL Chave in Hermitage and Cullen and Moss Wood in Margaret River. Since 2008 he has worked for Roberson Wines in London as a fine-wine trader, while completing an annual harvest in France.

In the interest of full disclosure, Gavin points out that he has dealt with Vanquish on a trade basis, and has always found them to be an efficient and reputable company.

I'm sure that by now most Purple Pagers are familiar with the furore surrounding Spectrum/Vanquish's first foray into the UK auction scene. For those...