Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Wine Auction Contractor, DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers, Sets Wine Auctions World Record!

Wine auction contractor, DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers, sets wine auctions world record! On May 21, 2005 wine auctioneer Tom DiNardo of DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers assisted ERI of Chicago in their second largest wine auction held to date. Gross sales of $700,000 were earned in this record setting wine auction with 97% of all wine being sold on the auction block.

Five world records were attained for price achieved at wine auction. Wine auctioneer Tom DiNardo states, “Six bottles of 1980 Romanee Conti sold for $19,550. Eight bottles of 1981 Romanee Conti sold for $19,550. Six bottles of 1975 Romanee Conti sold for $10,925. Nine bottles of 1980 DRC La Tache sold for $9,200. A double magnum (3 liters) of 1971 Grand Echezeaux sold for $7,425. Achieving a strong return, just short of a world record, was a bottle of 1950 Chateau Petrus which sold for $11,615. DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers were privileged to be part of this history making event.”

DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers specializes in fundraising wine auctions. Since 1993, Tom DiNardo has presided over more than one thousand auctions for various non-profits, charities, and community organizations across the United States. In addition to running DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers, Tom DiNardo is also a contract auctioneer and freelance writer for the Wine Enthusiast magazine and also WineSquire.com. Mr. DiNardo is also a regularly featured writer for AuctionZip.com and GlobalAuctionGuide.com. For more information about Tom DiNardo and his fundraising auction company, please visit his web site at DiNardo and Lord Auctioneers.com