Bright and early on an October Friday, just before the first seminar of the 2008 California Wine Experience, Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken summed up the mood outside New York's Marriott Marquis hotel ballroom with a few harsh words: "Subprime mortgages.
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