Forthcoming Live Auctions

Fine & Rare Wines
Auction | 13 March

We are always looking to consign the finest collections for our live auctions which feature original wooden cases of wines and the rarest bottles from NZ to Burgundy, from Moutai to Scottish whiskies.

Entries Invited

Marcus Atkinson
Head of Fine & Rare Wines
+ 64 27 929 5601
marcus@webbs.co.nz
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Marshell Wan
Fine & Rare Wines Specialist
+ 64 9 529 5600
marshell@webbs.co.nz

Forthcoming Online Auctions

Wine Online | 25 February – 2 March

It is with great pleasure that we announce our February Fine & Rare Wines online auction is open for bidding with lots starting from $2.

We have never seen as many consignments as we have over the last few weeks, with wines coming in from all over New Zealand and even as far afield as Singapore. Some of the rarest wines & spirits, ordinarily reserved for our quarterly live auctions, are now available to be won online.

Auction Results

Fine & Rare Wines Buy Now  

The Webb’s Fine & Rare Wines department is delighted to offer an exquisite collection of wines and spirits over the upcoming holiday season.

Browse & Buy Here

 

Thinking of Buying or Selling? The Webb’s Wine specialist is on hand to assist.

Our Fine & Rare Wines Department has led the New Zealand auction market since the early 80’s. With Live Auctions, Online & Buy Now sales throughout the year. We offer our clients not only a wide range of cellared Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Rhone, Port and Spirits but also iconic wines from New Zealand, Australia, Italy & Spain.

We offer professional and independent advice on both selling and buying wine.

For sellers, Webb’s offers the option of both auction and private sales. We provide proposals to prospective consignors on how to maximize the value of your wine, and we arrange to ship your wine to our temperature-controlled cellar where we offer complimentary storage until their sale. Our specialists offer free and confidential valuations, whether for a single bottle or an entire cellar.

For buyers, we take pride in ensuring that they can be confident that all the wines Webb’s offers have been carefully inspected by our experienced specialists. Webb’s advises on the condition and provenance, this attracts many of the most prestigious collectors from New Zealand and around the world. We are happy to provide advice on cellar management as well as making recommendations on wines and are always available to advise on building and maintaining a collection.

Webb’s holds eighteen Fine & Rare Wines sales each year in three categories: Live, Online and ‘Buy Now’ Auctions.

Marcus Atkinson

Marcus is a highly experienced and widely respected fine and rare wine specialist, buyer and educator. He brings to Webb’s twenty-two years experience in the specialist wine trades of the UK, France, Australia and New Zealand.

International appointments have included retail management with Oddbins, Threshers and Sainsbury’s fine wine departments in Europe. Marcus has served as a high-end sommelier in London with viticulture and winemaking experience of the 2000 vintage in Bordeaux and Jurançon. Marcus holds an Applied Biology BSc (Hons) from Nottingham University and the Higher Certificate in Wine (WSET). He is currently completing his Diploma in Wines and Sprits (AIWS).

In 2005, Marcus relocated to Sydney furthering his endeavours with Australasia’s largest, privately-owned, direct-to-consumer wine retailer, United Cellars. Six years later, he bravely crossed the ditch & established the New Zealand division, as Director & Country Manager.

He enthusiastically heads the Rare & Fine Wines Department, utilising in-depth knowledge & top-notch advice, he provides his extraordinary clients, suppliers & wineries with exceptional service.

Marcus Atkinson
Head of Fine & Rare Wines
Phone + 64 9 529 5601
Mobile  + 64 27 929 5601
Email marcus@webbs.co.nz

Marshell Wan

Marshell is highly specialised in the Asian wine trading market and brings his experience as a buyer in Bordeaux, France to the Webb’s team as the Fine and Rare Wines Specialist.

With a key focus on generation X, Y, Z and millennials in the Chinese wine auction market, Marshell has skilled himself with a Bachelor of Business Studies from the University of Exter (UK) and specialised in Strategic Management and MSc Wine Management in his post graduate studies from the Burgundy Business school in Dijon. Marshell is proficient in Burgundy and Bordeaux wines and has attained a Level 2 Wine and Spirit Education Trust Certificate with Level 3 well within reach.

Throughout his studies, Marshell started his own business within wine trading and accumulated a number of customers in the Asian region. In the process, Marshall combined his knowledge with practice, focusing on the secondary market possessing strong industry analysis, research and proven sales results.

Early 2020 marked Marshell’s return to New Zealand from France. With Webb’s, he looks forward to more in-depth exploration of the world of wine, and to provide both vendors and buyers with the greatest experience and professional service.

Marshell Wan
Fine & Rare Wines Specialist
Phone + 64 22 061 5612
Mobile + 64 9 529 5600
Email marshell@webbs.co.nz