These are carried out by Christopher and his team for major collectors who need advice on insurance, drinking windows, sale or purchases. Valuation work is for the most part primarily for International Law Firms acting in Probate or Divorce settlement cases where substantially valuable wine collections are involved.
Mainly for Probate and Divorce purposes, I have led a team who will speedily catalogue and give market or forced sale valuations for High Court accepted purposes, and will also appear as an expert witness if required.
Specific expertise in counterfeit or poor condition bottles. Work is totally confidential, completely objective, transparent, and independent in it’s reporting to Principles.
Recent valuations include multi-million dollar collections of a major American collector, a Russian Oligarch, and an upscale Restaurant Chain, and smaller collections for regional auction houses.