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Tough Economy Hits Hospices de Beaune Auction

Annual charity event in Burgundy raises almost $3.9 million, a smaller take for the second straight year

Posted: November 17, 2008  By Peter Hellman

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Fighting Faux Wine

New authentication and tracking systems could help wineries and collectors keep counterfeit bottles out of the market

Posted: November 12, 2008  By Augustus Weed

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Third-Quarter Wine Auctions Send Mixed Signals

Many sale totals fell below estimates and percent-sold rates were lower than normal, but during the same period, several new auction records were set

Posted: October 14, 2008  By Peter D. Meltzer

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Fight Against Counterfeiting Goes Atomic

French scientists employ particle accelerator to authenticate wine

Posted: September 11, 2008  By Augustus Weed

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No Recession on Fall Auction Calendar

New season is full of big sales with impressive lots of classified-growth Bordeaux, rare Burgundy and large-format bottles, though estimates indicate good deals are possible

Posted: September 5, 2008  By Peter D. Meltzer

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Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Raises $1.57 Million for Charity

Festive live auction brings the swinging '60s—and bidders' paddles—to life

Posted: September 2, 2008  By Daniel Sogg

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Wine Auctions Exceed $66 Million in Second Quarter of 2008

Market for fine wine still appears strong, though rate of growth has slowed with faltering economy

Posted: July 29, 2008  By Peter D. Meltzer

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Christie's Appoints New Wine Department Head

Master of Wine Charles Curtis will succeed Richard Brierley as head of wine sales for Christie's North America

Posted: July 25, 2008  By Peter D. Meltzer

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2008 Auction Napa Valley Raises More Than $10 Million

A tribute dinner for Robert Mondavi becomes the top lot at the 28th annual charity event

Posted: June 9, 2008  By Tim Fish

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Magnum-Size Fun

Wine Spectator's 2008 Bring Your Own Magnum parties in Napa and Sonoma brought out top winemakers

Posted: June 6, 2008  By MaryAnn Worobiec

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Acker Merrall & Condit's Hong Kong Premiere Brings $8.2 Million

The auction house's first sale in Hong Kong establishes new record for 1990 Romanée-Conti, among others

Posted: June 3, 2008  By Peter D. Meltzer

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Domaine Ponsot Proprietor Halts Sale of Fake Bottles

The wine-auction market faces more questions after 107 bottles of Burgundy prove fraudulent

Posted: May 16, 2008  By Peter Hellman

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Collector Accuses Chicago Companies of Wine Fraud

William Koch files his latest in a series of lawsuits

Posted: April 1, 2008  By Mitch Frank

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Hong Kong to Become Hotspot for Fine-Wine Sales?

With wine import duties abolished, major auction houses step up presence and retailers slash pricess

Posted: February 28, 2008  By Peter D. Meltzer

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Naples Wine Auction Rakes in $14 Million for Charity

The top lot went for $1 million, helping make the total amount raised the second-highest in the history of the auction

Posted: January 29, 2008  By Jennifer Fiedler

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Wine Collector Lloyd Flatt Dies at 71

New Orleans-based collector built up a massive collection, and was as well known for sharing his wines as he was for preserving them

Posted: January 29, 2008  By Peter D. Meltzer

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Global Wine Auctions Break the $300 Million Mark in 2007

Collectors' taste for rare wines stays on the rise even as the financial markets start feeling the squeeze

Posted: December 19, 2007  By Peter D. Meltzer

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NYWinesChristie's Conducts First New York Spirits Auction

Sales totaling $304,800 exceeded presale expectations—as did a single bottle of Scotch sold for $54,000

Posted: December 10, 2007  By Peter D. Meltzer

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Mancbach Auction Benefits Wine Education to the Tune of $270,000

Scholarship fund was set up for aspiring young winemakers by late wine director for distributor Southern Wine & Spirits

Posted: December 3, 2007  By Jennifer Fiedler

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Brandy on the Block

Christie's to hold first New York auction of fine and rare spirits Dec. 8

Posted: November 30, 2007  By Peter D. Meltzer

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