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An Investor's Vintage

Issue: November 30, 1998

November 30, 1998 An Investor's Vintage Many 1982s have appreciated more than 1,000 percent at auction By Peter D. Meltzer From the moment they emerged on the auction block in the mid-1980s, clarets from the great 1982 vintage became the barometer by which the health and wealth of the fine wine auction market would be gauged.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 1998.

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