Winemaker Sean Foster of Merryvale Vineyards checks his barrel sample of a 2009 Bordeaux blend during the barrel auction and marketplace event of the Auction Napa Valley at the Culinary Institute of ... more 
Winemaker Sean Foster of Merryvale Vineyards checks his barrel sample of a 2009 Bordeaux blend during the barrel auction and marketplace event of the Auction Napa Valley at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, Calif., Friday, June 3, 2011. The 31st annual wine auction runs through Sunday. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Eric Risberg
Fri, Jun 3, 2011 6:49 PM EDT