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Records Were Meant to Be Broken

Autumn auctions offered both historic sales and bargains
Peter D. Meltzer
Issue: December 31, 2006

This fall, wine auction records shattered under the hammer. Two days of feverish bidding broke the record for the largest total raised by a wine auction, a mark that had stood for almost seven years. A few weeks prior, one bidder paid a record price for a case of wine—then broke that new record just a few minutes later.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 11, 2007.

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