| May 19, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Internet auctioneer WineBid.com is offering a rare collection of older vintages of Sine Qua Non wines on auction this week in several lots. The wines are highly allocated and highly sought after. Every release has a different name and a different label...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Nostalgic for Chasen's? Maybe a memento would help. Like maybe the ladies' room door? Or a wall sconce? You can buy them, and many more salvaged items, when Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills runs its "Hollywood Legends" event April 11-12.
For those too...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:57 AM
I can remember when $100 for a California Cabernet seemed excessive. This year, though, if you’re on the list for Screaming Eagle, the poster child for cult Cabernet, you'll pay $850 a bottle, including tax and shipping. And Harlan Estate is now...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:56 AM
After an inconclusive autopsy Thursday, the search for the cause of death of pioneering Chicago chef Charlie Trotter continues. But his wife says he did not die as a result of a ruptured brain aneurysm.
That possibility was floated by friends who...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc. filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court less than a month after being promised to Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle.
The grocery chain, in the process of trading hands from British supermarket...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Have you ever wanted to own the coveted sandwich.com domain? How about crackers.com or raging.com? Then Yahoo is starting up the perfect auction for you.
Twenty-nine domains are being auctioned off by Yahoo in a so-called Domainapalooza, because at...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Three-month-old Sumatran tiger siblings' swimming skills were tested by staff Wednesday at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. The cubs, a male named Bandar and a female named Sukacita, both passed what the zoo termed a "swim reliability test" that is...
| Mar 27, 2014
Re “Going once ...” March 26
Regarding the upcoming auction at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant and your line about the “the auction is generating interest”:
That is the first thing being generated there since January of...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, aka "Brangelina," are arguably one of the world's most stylish celebrity couples. So it only makes sense that when the duo make a rosé wine, it wins awards and tastes like berries and cream.
Wine Spectator named Jolie-Pitt...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The classic car market continued to cruise in high gear over the weekend at the annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Nearly $67 million worth of rare machinery changed hands at auction while a pair of lesser-known, ultra-rare marques took...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:58 AM
His talent on the track and antics off it were depicted in the film "Rush." Now deep-pocketed fans of the late James Hunt will be able to buy the last F1 race car he ever drove to victory.
RK Motors Collector Car Auctions has announced it will be...