DELAWARE – December 29, 2020 – Acker, the world’s top wine auction house in 2020, is excited to announce a new operation in Delaware that will host the world’s first “live online” auction of 2021 on January 13th, 14th and 15th in Delaware.  The largest wine auction house in the world by a wide margin, bringing in over $122M in auction revenue in 2020, the company has been based in New York City since 1820, with additional headquarters in Hong Kong, London and increasing outposts around the globe.  In addition to the expansion of its services and amenities to its global clients, Acker will continue to host traditional auction events in New York and Hong Kong.

The Delaware expansion features increased operational capacity, staffing, and upgraded logistical services.  Furthermore, the Delaware hub includes storage amenities, with optimal cellar conditions, Acker’s white-glove inventory, appraisal, cataloging, and packing services. Most of Acker’s US live auctions will stream from its Delaware location as Acker continues expanding and thriving as the World’s Destination for Fine & Rare Wine.TM

The auction season restarts for Acker in 2021 “live online” on January 13th-15th in Delaware and returns to Hong Kong on January 22-23rd.  Acker is currently accepting wines for its winter “live online” auctions, with weekly web auctions closing every week. For more information, email

About Acker

Established in 1820, Acker is the oldest wine shop in America and the world’s largest fine and rare wine auction house. Since third-generation wine merchant John Kapon, Chairman of Acker, started the auction business in 1998, the house has gained worldwide recognition. Acker offers a vast array of services, including cellar consultations, a deep retail inventory of fine and rare wine for immediate sale, first class wine education amenities and fine and rare wine auctions.

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