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15th September 2013
1955 Hunter Valley Wine Smashes Auction Expectations

A record $751 was paid for the rare 1955 Lindeman’s Coolalta Vineyard Red Hermitage in the August Wickman’s auction. It was bought by winemaker Iain Riggs on behalf of the internationally renowned Len Evans Tutorial.
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12th September 2013
Exclusive Wine School Outbids all Competitors for Rare Wine

Iconic winemaker and Trustee of the Len Evans foundation, Ian Riggs, paid a record price in August for a bottle of wine destined for the elite of Australian wine scholars.
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26th December 2012
Top 25 Traded Australian Auction Wines of 2012

Wickman's Fine Wine Auctions release the annual list of top 25 Australian wines sold through Australian wine auctions by volume for the 2012 period.
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3rd July 2012
Wickmans Fine Wine Auctions Releases Penfolds Auction Summary

Independent Australian wine auction house releases first in a series of documents to summarise key secondary market wine trading information for researchers.
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3rd May 2012
Penfolds Grange 2007 Tasted and Released 
Adelaide based wine auctioneer Mark Wickman of Wickmans Fine Wine Auctions tastes and comments on Penfolds latest release 2007 vintage Grange.
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3rd February 2012
Auctioneer has YouTube Plans to make Mature Wine Buyers See Red
Adelaide based wine auctioneers, Wickmans Fine Wine Auctions, are encouraging wine sellers to offer their wares on a new service the online wine auction house is developing via its YouTube channel.
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5th December 2011
No sour grapes for Mum's 50th birthday! Rare Penfolds 1962 wine sells for bargain price of $2,500
An anonymous buyer has snapped up two of the worlds most precious wines in an after auction deal brokered by Adelaide auctioneer Mark Wickman.
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3rd November 2011
Fine Wine Auction Report for October 2011
A summary of results with comments from the October 31st fine wine auction.
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27th October 2011
WHITE WINE KNIGHT, NEW CHAMPION OF REAL AUSSIE WINE EMERGES
Australian wine auctioneer sees a resurgence in US demand for fine Australian wines on the back of influential critics current tour.
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22nd September 2011
LEGENDARY RARE WINES FOUND IN CLOSET
The holy grail of Australian red wine, Penfolds 1962 Bin 60a, will go under the hammer on Monday night, expected to fetch in excess of $4,000.
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18th August 2011
PENFOLDS GRANGE EXIT STRATEGY

Mercy Offered to Cellars of Penfolds Grange in The Red.
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18th August 2011
AUCTION DIGS UP DIRT CHEAP PENFOLDS GRANGE
A private collection of Penfolds Grange worth over $50,000 will be sold online from today with each bottle having a reserve of only $1.
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9th August 2011
MEETING GETS THE JUICES FLOWING AND QUENCHES THE THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE
Small group of wine collectors, enthusiasts & investors meet in Sydney this month to discuss latest treasures .
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6th June 2011
Results and summary from May and first half fine wine auctions.
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2nd May 2010
Results and summary from April fine wine auction, including comment on the current state of Penfolds Grange retail release pricing.
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28th July 2008
Results and summary from July fine wine auction, including Penfolds Grange collection.
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21st July 2008
A rare Penfolds Grange collection will go under the hammer on Thursday night, expected to fetch in excess of $150,000.
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29th January 2008
Rare Mildara Cabernet Shiraz to be sold at Wickman's this January.
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27th July 2006
Rare imperial of wine is a chip off the Old Block.
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13 June 2006
Wickmans launches June fine wine auction.
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21st March 2006
Penfolds Grange Appreciation, Only Time Will Tell.
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7th December 2005
Loss of Heritage has the market seeing red.
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29th November 2005
Wine drinkers can expect a high Noon showdown.
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9th November 2005
American influence jolts Australian wine auction market.
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13th October 2005
Australian online wine auction launches new wine provenance grading system.
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18th August 2005
De Bortoli Noble One Back Vintage Tasting, Ten vintages: 1982 - 2003.
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25th May 2005
Wine Collectors Snap Up Bargains At Recent Online Auction.
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24th May 2005
Blacktongues reveal surprise results at blind wine tasting of 1997 Australian shiraz.
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16th March 2005
Online Wine Auction Results Indicate A Softening Market For Australian Cult Wines.
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7th March 2005
Blacktongues undecided on latest release 2002 Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
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15th February 2005
Australian Online Wine Auction raises record amounts in new charity category.
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6th February 2005
Internet Wine Auction Launches New Charity Wine Category, Proceeds Donated To The Asian Tsunami Appeal and Eyre Peninsula Fire appeal.
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20 July 2004
Annual Online Charity Wine Auction Launches With Rare, Autographed Bottles Expected To Fetch Record Prices.
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