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Burgundy Prices Drop Nearly 24 Percent at Hospices Auction

First decrease in seven years for bellwether sale
Per-Henrik Mansson
Issue: January 31, 2002

In the old town center of Beaune a 20-member orchestra drummed away at full volume, street performers outfitted as grape bunches clowned around and crowds circled outdoor booths that served hot wine, grilled chestnuts and oysters.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2002.

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