Cellars 101: How to Buy Wine at Auction

Nine strategies to help you raise your paddle with confidence
Aug 31, 2011

Why buy wine at auction? Primarily because the breadth of fine and rare wines on offer far exceeds the typical stock available at retail. In addition, auction prices generally fall below retail levels and occasionally even below wholesale. Sound intriguing? With fall auction season almost upon us, Wine Spectator has compiled a guide to help you navigate the auction world.

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