Selling Wine & Spirits at Waddington’s



Waddington’s is dedicated to achieving record prices and the highest sell-through rates for all our clients. We are thrilled to be the only Ontario auction house under the authority of the LCBO to assist wine collectors sell and manage their cellars.

As Canada’s leading and most diverse auction company, we have unparalleled access to domestic and international collectors and investors in fine art and luxury goods.

Our experienced fine wine and spirit specialists inspect all collections and cellar storage to ensure provenance and sound condition. A thorough analysis of each wine submitted allows us to provide timely and accurate appraisals based on current market estimates.

The Consignment Process
- Arranging to sell your collection through Waddington’s is a simple process, starting with providing us with a list of items with any relevant additional information such as storage condition and provenance.
- Upon review of your list, our specialists will advise you on the best plan to proceed to meet your needs, including providing pre-sale estimates.
- We can also assist in determining the best manner of shipping your collection to our Toronto-based storage facility.
- Once onsite, we will inspect each bottle and catalogue accordingly.
- The complete auction catalogue will be made available as either a printed catalogue and/or digital catalogue posted online.

Fees
We charge the vendor a commission based on a percentage of the hammer price on each lot. Please see the standard commission rates below.

Insurance is charged at 1% of the hammer price; all items are insured while on Iron Gate Private Wine Management's premises. The insurance charge may be waived with proof of independent coverage.

Vendor Commission – Per Consignment
Under $50,000 - 15%
Over $50,000 -10%
Over $100,000 - 7.5%
Over $200,000 - 5%

Photography – All Auctions
$20 per lot

Vendor Terms of Sale Schedule A

UPCOMING AUCTIONS & EVENTS



Fine Wine Online Auction
May 8 - 16, 2017


This auction will start closing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday 16 May 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO


Fine Spirits Online Auction
May 8 - 16, 2017


This auction will start closing at 4:00 pm on Tuesday 16 May 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO


Fine Wine Online Auction
September 11 - 19, 2017


This auction will start closing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday 19 September 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO


Fine Wine Online Auction
November 20 - 28, 2017


This auction will start closing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday 28 November 2017

Under the authority of the LCBO