U.S. Wine Prices Down Slightly in Third Quarter

Wine auction sales largely unaffected by drops in stock market indices
Peter D. Meltzer
Issue: December 31, 2011

The Wine Spectator Auction Index, which tracks wine sales at auctions in the United States, fell from 357.72 points in the second quarter of 2011 to 341.27 in the third quarter, a relatively small decrease of 4.6 percent. This is the second quarter in a row that it has registered a single-digit percentage price drop.

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