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Magazine Archives: May 15, 1995

Restaurants Do Your Bidding: Sommeliers buy at auction to enliven wine lists and save you money

Issue: May 15, 1995


May 15, 1995 Restaurants Do Your Bidding Sommeliers buy at auction to enliven wine lists and save you money By Peter D. Meltzer The case of Château Palmer 1970 that got away from you at auction may well turn up next month on a restaurant wine list, as an increasing number of restaurateurs take advantage of auctions to buy mature wines for less money.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 1995.


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