Investors might be taking their lumps on Wall Street, but eager wine buyers didn't flinch at the high prices commanded at the 2001 Napa Valley Wine Auction, held June 7 to 10. Bidders spent $7.6 million -- the second-largest total in the 21 years of the charity auction -- on hard-to-obtain prestige labels and luxury dining and travel packages.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 31, 2001.
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