Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When can I place bids?
A: Bids may be placed from the time the sale opens, until the sale closes at it's designated date and time. 

Q: What is a bidding increment?
A: A bidding increment is the amount by which the price of a lot is increased as potential buyers bid on it. Please see the table below for Morrell & Company Fine Wine Auctions bidding increments.

Q: What are the Bidder Registration Requirements:
A: Information that must be submitted by potential bidders in order to participate in the auction. This includes Name, Phone Number, Address, E-mail, and a valid Visa, MasterCard or American Express to begin the Registration process. In addition bidders must accept the Terms & Conditions of Sale to register.

Q: What is the Buyer's Premium:
A: The buyer's premium is the purchase price payable by a Buyer, the premium shall be the sum of the final bid and a premium of 18% of the final bid.


Upon the completion of each auction, Morrell & Company will contact winning bidders to make shipping and payment arrangements.

Bidding Increments

0-200................................................................ in 10's
$200-300.......................................................... in 20's
$300-700....................................................... 20-50-80
$700-1,000....................................................... in 50's
$1,000-2,000.................................................. in 100's
$2,000-3,000...................................................in 200's
$3,000-7,000............................................200-500-800
$7,000-20,000................................................ in 500's
Over $20,000............................auctioneer's discretion