Global Briefs

Margaret Raber
Issue: July 31, 2011

Wine Spectator's reports that when Acker Merrall & Condit brings two bottles of nearly 200-year-old bubbly to the block this summer, it will be the oldest Champagne on sale in the world. Also, Christie's sold a set of six Andy Warhol screenprints of grapes in late April for $104,500. And Brit bride-to-be Kate Middleton opted for the Casa Lapostolle Sauvignon Blanc 2009 before her blowout wedding to Prince William, according to media reports.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 28, 2011.

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