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Our wine, port & spirits department is run by Paul King.

Over the years, we have been instructed to sell a broad range of wine, port and spirits, with single boxes to sealed and unopened cases. Perhaps one of the more unusual single bottles we sold was a bottle of 1937 Moet & Chandon champagne. By repute, it came from Hitler’s personal cellar (although rather interestingly Hitler was teetotal). However, what was not known was whether the Nazis added cyanide to it when retreating! On the auction day there was huge interest in this single bottle and it sold for a Scandinavian TV company for an astounding £1,700.

If you have a single bottle, group of bottles or a case (or two), contact Paul King at our salerooms 01935 812277 or send him lists or images to and Paul will contact you with a valuation.

All of our auctions use live internet bidding platforms to ensure that every lot, whether it is worth £20 or £500,000, reaches the widest possible market and sells for the best price possible. In the run up to an auction we receive 100’s of emails requesting further information for lots in the sale. Attached to these email replies, we regularly send well over 1,000 digital images, such is the huge interest generated in our auctions.

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Please use the form below to contact Charterhouse regarding valuations, buying, selling, bidding, home visits, catalogues etc.

    YesNo Tel: (00 44)1935 812277

    Opening Hours We are open from Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Please come to the saleroom at any time for a free verbal valuation. Our Sale Rooms in Long Street, Sherborne, Dorset From The North Leave the M5 at Junction 25 and follow signs for Yeovil and then Sherborne. Sherborne Castle is on the South East side of the town. From the East From the M3 take the A303 signposted Sherborne (via Wincanton) From The West Take the A30 from Exeter and Honiton and follow signs to Yeovil then Sherborne If you are thinking of staying in the area, the telephone number for Sherborne Tourist Information is 01935 815341 accommodation we have recommended in the past, in order of proximity, includes;
    • The Eastbury Hotel 01935 813131
    • Bridleways 01935 814716
    • The White Post 01935 851525
    A useful website for accommodation is