Monthly Archives: September 2013

What goes into a $50 bottle of wine?

In a previous blog we quoted noted wine writer Jancis Robinson on production costs for a bottle of wine.  Ms. Robinson correctly noted that there is little correlation between production costs and what owners ultimately decide their products are worth.  … Continue reading

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Icon–one word or two?

Jancis Robinson rarely minces words.  Best known for her popular reference works “The Oxford Companion to Wine”, “Wine Grapes”, and “The World Atlas of Wine” (co-authored with Hugh Johnson), she writes prolifically on all things wine. In her weekly column … Continue reading

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World’s most expensive and best value wines

Every once in a while digs into its extensive database and produces some interesting lists.  Two such lists recently caught our eye: the world’s 50 most expensive wines and the world’s 10 best value wines. Of course one of … Continue reading

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