Records Were Meant to Be Broken
Autumn auctions offered both historic sales and bargains
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.