Monthly Archives: June 2022


Artcurial Encheres des Vins, Fine Wine Auction Paris 2022-06-23/24 “Restaurant Laurent”

In1860, it was named after its manager, le Laurent was born. The restaurants cellar is well known for the richness of its selection. It is a tribute to the selection of Philippe Bourguignon, retired director who was the “man” of the house for nearly 40 years, after having been elected best French Sommelier in 1978. Quintessence of finesse, elegance, the wines are the perfect image of their terroir. The bottles were cellared in perfect conditions in three underground cellars under the restaurant


Zachys Wine Auction June 16 – DRC- La Tache 2009 Smashes all Records

There’s also an amazing offering from the cellar of Jay and Maryann Chai to benefit the amazing Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. Of particular note is a bottle of 1961 Romanee-Conti that was purchase at Taillevent by the Chais decades ago and hand-carried back by them. It’s been in their cellar ever since"