Auction Napa Valley 2017 in pictures

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Wine trade luminaries like French consultant Michel Rolland and Petrus president Christian Moueix rubbed shoulders with Gina Gallo (left) and her flamboyant husband Jean-Charles Boisset of Raymond Vineyards, who worked the room in a pair of blue velvet slippers emblazoned with seahorses.

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Among the winemaking legends in attendance was Mike Grgich of Grgich Hills, who shot to fame when he made the Château Montelena Chardonnay that beat its French counterpart in the Judgement of Paris tasting in 1976.

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