Pleasure May 2019
The Oenophile: Mapping Champagne
Christie’s International Director of Wine, Tim Triptree MW, this month focuses on the finer points of fizz.
Pleasure March 2019
The Oenophile: the VIP of the DRC
Christie’s International Director of Wine, Tim Triptree MW takes us on a Burgundian odyssey into the heart of the most coveted wine producer in the world: Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
Stories December 2018
A Trunk Show Like No Other
On December 12, Christie’s will auction an extremely rare aluminium Louis Vuitton trunk in London, one of only two examples known to exist.
Pleasure November 2018
The Oenophile: Barrels of Fun in Burgundy
The Rake’s resident oenophile, Christie’s International Director Wine Tim Triptree MW finds there are barrels of fun to be had at this month’s prestigious Hospices de Beaune auction…
Pleasure October 2018
The Oenophile: The Macallan's Dram Buster
Tim Triptree, Master of Wine and Christie’s International Director of Wine opines on the upcoming auction of one of The Macallan’s most sought-after single-malts ever produced.
Pleasure September 2018
The Oenophile: Last of the Summer Wines
In the first of a new monthly series, Christie’s International Director of Wine, Tim Triptree opines on the delectable ways to extend your summer.
News November 2015
The Fake's Progress
Turning the concept of authenticity on its head, genuine forgeries – whether created with the intention of deceiving or not – are riding the crest of the art-scene zeitgeist, and…