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Magazine Archives: April 30, 2006

Auction Index Rises Again in the Second Half of 2005

Peter D. Meltzer
Issue: April 30, 2006

The Wine Spectator Auction Index is at a record high. Rising 6.5 percent from 207.84 to 221.32 in the second half of 2005, the index outpaced both the Dow Jones and Nasdaq. With the exception of Vintage Port, which fell 4 percent, all categories of wine represented in the index increased in value, including classified Bordeaux, which rose 8 percent; premium California labels, which climbed 6 percent; and Tuscan estate bottlings, which advanced 5 percent.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 30, 2006.

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