The Wine Spectator Auction Index fell 9.4 percent to 256 in the first half of 2009 from 283 in the second half of 2008. The 27-point drop marks the index’s third straight period of decline from a record high of 338 in the second half of 2007, and places the value of the index at a level not seen since the first half of 2006.
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