- Joined Sotheby’s Wine department in 2000
- Is an Auctioneer
- Obtained the WSET Diploma with Honours
- Won scholarships to study wine in Spain and Australia
- Speaks French, Spanish and German
Claire Collini joined Sotheby’s Wine department in 2000. As a Wine department Specialist, she carries out valuations and regular inspection trips to clients’ cellars both in the United Kingdom and on the Continent. She has been an Auctioneer for the department since 2005 and is on the rostrum taking Wine auctions on a monthly basis.
In 2003, Ms Collini obtained the WSET Diploma with Honours and was awarded two scholarships, the Lustau Rafael Balao Memorial Trophy study visit to Jerez and the Constellation Wine Company scholarship study visit to Australia.
She holds a degree in Modern Languages and speaks French, Spanish and German.