Auction Index Rises in First Quarter

Demand for Bordeaux and Burgundy spikes; California dips
Peter D. Meltzer
Issue: June 15, 2013

The Wine Spectator Auction Index, which tracks sales of commercial wine auctions in the United States, rose 2.14 percent to 313.13 points in the first quarter of 2013, marking the second quarter in a row that the index has recorded an uptick. Percent-sold rates remained at a very healthy 97 percent.

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