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A Record-Breaking Year: 2005 Wine Auctions Exceed $166 Million

Peter D. Meltzer
Issue: March 31, 2006

Commercial auction houses set a new record in 2005, exceeding $166 million in worldwide sales of fine and rare wines, according to figures just released by the major auction houses. This represents a 31 percent increase from 2004 levels.

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