Inside the World of High-Dollar Wine Auctions

photo credit:  Saveur

photo credit: Saveur

You've seen the absurdly high numbers creep along the Internet ticker tape. 

But do you ever wonder how some bottles of wine could possibly go for six-figures? And who would buy them?

The auctioneer you know for art just happens to be in the wine game. And they have a fascinating Q&A in Saveur describing how they make six-figure wine auctions happen.