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Magazine Archives: March 31, 1996

Checking Out First Growths With the Haberdashers

Issue: March 31, 1996


March 31, 1996 Checking Out First Growths With the Haberdashers By Jancis Robinson I wonder how many American collectors realize that they are competing for fine wine not just with fellow wine fanatics and the world's hospitality industry, but with scores of English institutions founded in the Middle Ages? The most visible are the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge, some of which have maintained cellars since the 13th century.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 1996.


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