Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Thursday, April 20 2023

Sellers of Cellars

By: Anthony Gismondi
Secondary market benefits wine collectors and charities

Just a few years into being able to resell fine wines online, Iron Gate Auctions saw several million-dollar auctions at the beginning of 2023.

Collectors are clearly responding to the chance to have a wine after-market with fair pricing and verified provenance. It is a far better alternative to the back alley transactions that many Canadians undertook before auction houses such as Iron Gate were finally allowed. Find out more about how it all works in the interview below, where Anthony Gismondi talks to Warren Porter, Iron Gate Auction's president, or click on the link to their website for their easy-to-follow How-to -Videos and FAQs. 

Listen: BC Food & Wine Radio - Anthony Gismondi interview with Iron Gate Auctions President  Warren Porter (The interview starts 19:25 minutes in.)

Learn more: Iron Gate Auctions

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Anthony Gismondi is a Canadian wine journalist and one of North America's most influential voices in wine. For over 30 years, he has been the wine columnist for The Vancouver Sun. The twice-weekly column is distributed across Canada through Postmedia Network to millions of readers. In addition, Anthony co-hosts the BC Food & Wine Radio Show, broadcast in 18 markets across B.C. and available as a podcast on Spotify, Apple and iHeart Radio and more. He launched Gismondionwine.com in 1997, attracting one million users a month from 114 countries. It continues to be a valuable resource of full tasting notes and intelligent wine stories and videos for the trade and consumers.