Increase in Bids Pushes Winefest Over $500,000

Issue: June 30, 1996

June 30, 1996 Increase in Bids Pushes Winefest Over $500,000 How much would you pay for a wine lover's tour to Iberia, complete with visits to Port vineyards, sightseeing on the Isle of Madeira, a boat trip up the Douro River and a tasting of a 100-year selection of wine? Does $100,000 sound fair? That's how much money this eight-person fantasy trip went for at the 6th Annual Florida Winefest and Auction, held in April at The Resort at Longboat Key Club in Sarasota.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 30, 1996.

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