A case of Romanée-Conti 1988 sold for GBP 117,500 at the Bonham’s Fine Wine sale in London. It had been estimated at £100,000-120,000. All in all, the sale raised GBP 1,270,363 making it the most successful wine sale in the company's history. After the sale, the Head of Bonham’s Wine Department, Richard Harvey said, "Demand has been growing steadily throughout the first six months of the year and the trend continued in this latest sale. The high price for the Domaine Romanée Conti 1988 and the strong performance of Bordeaux show the market is in good health for wines from the traditional French wine producing areas".