Buy with Baghera/Wines
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Our team is at your disposal to enable you to bid in total confidence.
Follow the guide for a simple and efficient buying experience.
To prepare your purchases, please consult the sales calendar and view the wines on offer. You can examine the bottle, or bottles, that interest you in minute detail by means of numerous photographs and HD zoom.
You can also receive our catalogues by post on request at firstname.lastname@example.org to experience the pleasure of what is, in itself, an inspired and richly illustrated collectable item.
To not risk missing the opportunity of a rare and sought-after vintage and to be informed of all new events, do not hesitate to subscribe to our newsletter.
If you would like to experience the enthusiasm and the excitement of an auction sale by participating in person, Baghera/wines will provide you with a bidding (paddle) number which will allow you to bid during the auction. You will receive your paddle number after having duly completed the bidder pre-registration form.
Absentee bids form
If you are unable to travel to Geneva for the auction, you can submit purchase orders via your online customer account, or complete and return the absentee bids form.
Our clients worldwide also have the opportunity to participate in our auctions by telephone. You will be required to complete and return a telephone bids form prior to the sale.
All our internet user clients have the freedom to bid during the auction from the comfort of their own homes via our Live Bidding tool (calendar > ongoing sales >access the sale).
These regular thematic sales present wines specially selected by our team of experts and take place exclusively online.
The exceptional feature of these sales is the auctions go backwards, from high estimate to low estimate — the first to click wins the lot !
Registration, purchase orders and live auctions take place directly on the site. Follow the guide by downloading our tutorial How to Wine o'clock.
Once the sale is over, our administrative team will send you an invoice and an estimate of the shipping costs, according to the wishes you expressed prior to the auction. The total amount of your invoice will include the hammer price, the buyer's premium and local taxes.
The payment of your purchases can be made by bank tranfer. Cash settlements (subject to certain restrictions and legal limitations) and major credit cards are also accepted on-site during room sale.
For further information please refer to our General Conditions of Sale.
With the experience of many years in the world of wine, we at Baghera/wines have built-up an extensive network of logistics providers; reliable, high-quality carriers. Upon request, we can organise on your behalf, safe deliveries, adapted to your needs with a prior quotation.
Sell with Baghera/wines
You are a collector of fine wines or a wine-enthusiast with a passion for rare vintages and you are considering selling your cellar or your collection? Your bottles are your treasure and you would like them professionally appraised and sold in optimum conditions.
We are seasoned and knowledgable specialists in cellar evaluations as well as in bottle authentication. Fine wines are our vocation and our passion. We know how to validate them, how to appraise them and we know how to accentuate them through the allure of our elegant catalogues.
Let us make your sale an exceptional experience.
Sell your wines or your cellar with us in 5 simple steps
Throughout the year, Baghera/wines proposes to assist you in the precise evaluation of your collection and your wines. Our appraisals are free of charge and confidential.
To have your cellar or specific bottles appraised, various solutions are open to you. You can send us a detailed list or photos of your wines by email. Alternatively we can arrange for one of our experts to make an assessment in person. Learn more at the Contact section of our site.
Why make an inventory of your wine?
- To appreciate the value of your wines or of your entire cellar.
- To put in place a division, a donation or an insurance contrat, or in the context of an inheritance.
- With a view to selling your wines or your cellar.
Inventories are established there and then by our experts, after which our assessment will be presented to you in a detailed written report.
If upon receiving an appraisal you are interested to sell your wine at auction, we can help with that too. We will proceed to an in-depth valuation of your wines. This stage is followed by a detailed proposal and a marketing plan specially adapted to your project.
Throughout the process, our concern is to ensure your complete satisfaction through a one-to-one dialogue as we work together to create your personalised project.
We advise you on the most suitable selling method for your wines, whether by catalogue or room auction, Wine O’clock online auction or private auction. And together we can select the optimum date for the sale.
Before of the sale, we will draw up a consignment agreement, listing in detail the wines that you have chosen to deposit with Baghera/wines.
This agreement also includes the terms and conditions of sale agreed upon together (the reserve price of your wines, the commission rate, insurance and payment terms etc.).
We can, upon request, assist you in the handling of the wines from your cellar and their delivery to our storage centre in Geneva before the sale, where the bottles will be photographed, catalogued and stored.
The Baghera/wines team works alongside you throughout the entire process of the sale to allow your bottles to reach the best best price at auction.
You will receive payment for the bottles sold during the auction 35 days after the sale.
Help / FAQ
Wine o‘Clocks are regular thematic events which present wines that are carefully selected by our team of experts and take place exclusively online.
The special feature of these sales : the auctions go backwards, from the high estimate to the low estimate — the first to click wins the lot !
Registration, purchase orders and live auctions are take place directly on the website. Follow the guide by downloading our tutorial How to Wine o'clock
If you are unable to travel to Geneva for the auction, you can submit purchase orders via your online customer account, or fill in and return the absentee bids form by email or by post.
To be informed of upcoming events, it's really very simple : go to the bottom of the Calendar page on our website where you will find all the sale dates. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to make sure you do not miss out on a rare vintage.
How can Baghera/wines help me ?
Throughout the year, Baghera/wines proposes to accompany you in the precise appraisal of your wine collection and your wines. Our evaluations are free of charge and confidential.
To have your cellar, or specific bottles appraised, various solutions are available to you. You can send us a detailed list or photos of your wines by email. We can also arrange an appointment with one of our experts at your cellar. Visit the Contact section of our site.
At the end of the auction, our team emails you the detailed results of your bids, lots by lots.
Creating your customer account is very simple and will only take a few minutes. Go to this form and follow the instructions.
Once the sale is over, our administrative team will send you an invoice and an estimate of the shipping costs (according to the wishes you expressed prior to the auction). The total amount of your invoice will include the hammer price, the buyer's premium and local taxes.
The payment of your purchases can be made by bank tranfer. Cash payments (subject to certain restrictions and legal limitations) and major credit cards are also accepted during room sales.
For further information please refer to our General Terms Conditions of Sale.
With the experience of many years in the world of wine, we at Baghera/wines have built-up an extensive network of high-quality logistics providers. reliable, high-quality carriers. Upon request we can organise on your behalf secure deliveries, adapted to your needs and with a prior quotation.
Upon simple request the press service (email@example.com / + 41 79 687 17 44) can provide photos in high and low definition.
All our events, sales and tastings alike, are listed on the Calendar page of our website . You can also subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with our news.
You can receive the catalogues of our current or past sales (within the limits of available stocks) on request by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.