Wines & Spirits Auctions

Recent highlights include a bottle of The Macallan 12 year old single Highlands malt Scotch whisky, specially bottled for British Aerospace PLC, depicting a BAE Jetstream over Culzean Castle, which fetched £1,300. A magnum of 1961 Dom Perignon vintage champagne sold for £850 and a bottle of 1985 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac reached £300.

Our wine department in London and Sussex has extensive experience with vintage wines including claret, Burgundy, champagne, dessert wine, vintage port, whiskies and fine spirits.

We are proud to offer Wines & Spirits from the International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in our auctions and valuations in Sussex and London, profits raised from these sales go towards the support of organisations and individuals from across the industry to help them realise their potential read more

Valuations take place both in our Sussex Saleroom and our London office in Cromwell Place, South Kensington, as well as 'pop-up' valuation days across the country. Preliminary estimates can also be provided via email and we are delighted to arrange home visits. Keep an eye on our website to stay up to date with any upcoming auctions.


  • Wines & Spirits

Department Specialists

Victoria Drummond

Works of Art Specialist & Auctioneer

Fine Wines, Whisky, Champagne and Spirits

Buying and selling fine wine, spirits and other curious liquids can be a fruitful and rewarding endeavour. With so many varieties, makers and methods, all of which can be indicative of a particular time period, it's possible to quickly build up a fascinating and diverse collection.

Buying and Selling Wine and Spirits Auction

The fantastic thing about starting a liquor collection is that it can be entirely and uniquely based on your own personal taste.

With this in mind, there has always been a demand for mature, vintage, rare and fine wine and spirits on the market. The spirit and wine trade is certainly expanding, with gathering worldwide interest particularly from the East.

Additionally, one growing area of interest is in old bottles of whisky and anniversary bottlings of wine and ports, with specialist retailers seeking to meet demand for special gifts to celebrate specific dates and anniversaries.

Contact our experts in London or Sussex today

In spite of this increasing global audience, Bellmans is one of the few auction houses in the UK buying, selling and offering guidance in the wine and spirits market. Our experienced team from our Sussex and London office specialises in wine and spirits sales, and can help you with a free auction and valuation estimate.

We invite you to keep abreast of our forthcoming auctions and valuations in our London and Sussex auction house where we showcase our carefully curated selections, or to meet with an advisor to discuss creating your own ideal collection.

Whether you have a couple of single bottles of whisky or entire cellars full of wine, we can help. Please get in touch today for more information and our specialists from London and Sussex will be glad to assist you.