Fine & Rare Wines

Our Fine & Rare Wines Department leads the New Zealand auction market and regularly offers fine Champagne, Bordeaux, premium Burgundy, Sauternes, Ports, Italian Wines, Spirits and Cognacs from New Zealand and the rest of the world.

One of the most important auctions in New Zealand wine history featured the most complete vertical of Te Mata Coleraine, (all vintages produced to date) to be made available in New Zealand. The vertical achieved NZ$5,766 against a pre-sale estimate of NZ$2,500–3,500.

Other recent highlights include: a twelve-litre bottle of Te Mata Coleraine, one of New Zealand’s most distinguished reds, which achieved NZ$2,402; an 11-vintage vertical of Penfolds Grange (1987–1997), which achieved NZ$5,286; and a 750ml bottle of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tâche, which achieved NZ$4,805.

Please contact Marcus Atkinson for an auction valuation or for advice on buying and selling at auction.

Regular, online-only auctions offering fine wines at a fraction of retail prices.

We are now hosting regular Fine & Rare Wines auctions online.

These auctions are timed and bidding is easy

In fact, you can bid in the comfort of your own home by placing bids online.

Online sales open for bidding Fridays  and close the following Wednesday  (Please note, this is a timed auction so bidding on Lot 1 will close at 0900am and the following lots at 2 minute intervals.

How To Bid:

Follow the easy steps below to register for online bidding:

1. Click here to create or log-in to your account.
2. Register to bid.
3. Browse the lots and place your bid/s.
4. Review and track the progress of your bid/s.
5. Contact Bronwyn at: bronwyn@webbs.co.nz or on 09 524 6804 if you need assistance.