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Magazine Archives: June 15, 2008

Collecting Q & A With Peter D. Meltzer

Auction correspondent Peter D. Meltzer answers your questions about collecting fine wine. He is the author of Keys to the Cellar: Strategies and Secrets of Wine Collecting (John Wiley).
Peter D. Meltzer
Issue: June 15, 2008


Daniel Backal Mexico City Q: At a recent auction, I bought a bottle of 1989 Margaux for roughly the current price listed on the Wine Spectator Auction Index. When I opened the bottle, I was startled to find that the cork looked brand-new—shiny, with no sign of aging.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 14, 2008.

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