'World's Largest Wine Auction' Goes Online Through eBay, Realm Connect And icollector.com.
Over One Million Bottles of Wine Valued at Over $10 Million Now Available
Online Through eBay Live Auctions
Early Bird Holiday Shoppers to Stock Up on Wines
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On September 15 and 16, over one million bottles of wine valued at over $10 million will be available for a live auction event taking place in Napa, California and online through the new wine category on eBay Live Auctions (www.ebayliveauctions.com) and through icollector.com (www.icollector.com). AuctioNet (www.auctionet.com), a division of Realm Connect, is the seller of the wine on eBay and the company conducting the 'World's Largest Wine Auction.'
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"We're very excited to make this unprecedented worldwide wine auction available online through eBay Live Auctions and icollector.com," said Nuri Otus, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. & Chief Auctioneer of AuctioNet. "With the eBay Live Auction tool, thousands of potential bidders worldwide can participate in our live event without traveling to the beautiful Napa Valley. All bidders need to do is register online at ebayliveauctions.com, browse the catalog catalog, descriptive list, on cards or in a book, of the contents of a library. Assurbanipal's library at Nineveh was cataloged on shelves of slate. The first known subject catalog was compiled by Callimachus at the Alexandrian Library in the 3d cent. B.C. , leave an absentee bid or place bids during the live event."
The wine offered will be appealing to a broad range of buyers, ranging from table wines to nearly $1 million worth of fine and rare wines. The extraordinary "gem wines" include such desirable notables as 1945 Chateau Lafitte Rothschild, 1921 Chateau d'Yquem, Domaine Leroy Clos de Vougeot and more. In addition, champagne from Alain Robert Alain Robert (born August 7 1962 in Valence, Drôme, France as Robert Alain Philippe) is a rock and urban climber. Nicknamed after the Marvel Comics character "Spider-Man," he is famous for scaling skyscrapers. and Cristal will be available. There will also be a wide variety of wine accessories such as Reidel wine glasses, beautiful wine decanters, wine racks and a number of special gift packages. Lots range in size from one or a few bottles to commercial quantities. All the wine has been stored in a temperature-controlled environment without interruption and is in prime condition for sale.
"icollector.com is the independent online connection to hundreds of prestigious auction houses, dealers and galleries from around the world. Icollector users can browse catalogs, place absentee bids and bid directly into the auction house as the sale happens in real time together with eBay Live Auctions," said Mark Hill director at icollector. "Our partnership with Realm Connect on the World's Largest Wine Sale ensures an extremely exciting Internet wine buying experience from bidders around the globe."
eBay Live Auctions, a powerful tool introduced on eBay last year, allows online bidders to participate in live sales from auction houses or locations around the world. Details and instructions on placing bids using the eBay Live Auctions are available directly at www.ebayliveauctions.com. Bidders must first sign up for the event online as a registered eBay user, and comply with the verification requirements applied by the seller. Before placing bids using Live Auctions, users can browse an online auction catalog An auction catalog is a catalog that lists items to be sold at an auction. Auction catalogs for rare and expensive items, such as art, jewelry, postage stamps, and antique furniture, are of interest in and of themselves, for they will frequently include detailed descriptions of the http://media.auctionet.com/auction_calendar/wine/auction_catalog_wine.html . Users can place bids before and during a live event. Once received, these bids are sent instantaneously to the auction floor of the sales event Noun 1. sales event - an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"
cut-rate sale, sale .
Restrictions and Policies:
All bidders must be 21 years of age or older to participate in the 'World's Largest Wine Auction' and are required to review the Terms & Conditions at http://media.auctionet.com/auction_calendar/wine/wine_terms.html before registering.
eBay does not permit the sale of wine by individuals on the eBay site. eBay enacted this general rule since the sale of wine is highly regulated in many states, making it extremely difficult for users to lawfully conduct person-to-person wine transactions. Only licensed auction houses or dealers are permitted to sell wine on eBay Premier and eBay Live Auctions. Each auction house or dealer is carefully vetted by eBay to ensure that the correct licenses and procedures are in place to sell alcohol on the eBay Premier and eBay Live Auctions site.
eBay is the World's Online Marketplace(TM). Founded in 1995, eBay created a powerful platform for the sale of goods and services In economics, economic output is divided into physical goods and intangible services. Consumption of goods and services is assumed to produce utility (unless the "good" is a "bad"). It is often used when referring to a Goods and Services Tax. by a passionate community of individuals and businesses. On any given day, there are millions of items across thousands of categories for sale on eBay, as well as on Half.com, eBay's site dedicated to fixed price trading. eBay enables trade on a local, national and international basis with customized sites in markets around the world.
About iCollector.com -- http://www.icollector.com
icollector.com is the independent connection to the world's auction houses, dealers and galleries. Founded in 1994, it was one of the first companies dedicated to trading art, antiques and collectibles on the Internet. icollector.com represents hundreds of the world's leading auction houses dealers and galleries. Every day thousands of antiques, artworks and collectibles are listed on icollector.com. Users can browse and print catalogs, place absentee bids and bid directly into the saleroom as the auction happens in real time as a result of icollector.com's exclusive partnership with eBay Live Auctions technology.
About Realm Connect & AuctioNet
Realm Connect www.realmconnect.com (owner of AuctioNet) is a privately held 5 month old auction technology network that is currently completing its third round of financing. Realm Connect operates the world's leading private label, online auction network, powering the auctions for AOL (A division of Time Warner, Inc., New York, NY, www.aol.com) The world's largest online information service with access to the Internet, e-mail, chat rooms and a variety of databases and services. , Netscape NetBusiness, Purchase Pro, ZDNet and others.
AuctioNet www.auctionet.com is a 3.5 year old online auction company specializing in online auctions of manufacturers' warranted new and refurbished goods for B2B, as well as the reallocation Noun 1. reallocation - a share that has been allocated again
allocation, allotment - a share set aside for a specific purpose
2. reallocation of technology assets from bankrupt companies in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. thorough live onsite liquidations. AuctioNet conducts these onsite auctions on behalf of The U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, secured creditors, financial institutions and corporate clients.
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