Bull Market for Wine: Bordeaux
Still the benchmark for auctions
Bordeaux has been a staple at wine auctions for centuries. Christie's first sale in 1766 boasted a large array of "high flavour'd claret late the property of a noble personage" (a claret is a red Bordeaux).
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 1, 2007.