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Price and Quality Fall Out Of Line

Issue: March 31, 1997

March 31, 1997 Price and Quality Fall Out Of Line By Jancis Robinson How much would you pay for a bottle of wine? I know, it all depends what's in it. But at the top end of our wine-drinking aspirations, don't we all have a mental limit above which we think it's "immoral," "indefensible," "wasteful" or just plain dumb to spend that much on six glasses of something that will eventually be consumed and therefore nonexistent? I know when I started to write about wine more than 20 years ago, I just couldn't square a bottle price of more than £3 ($5) with my conscience and pitifully low salary on a wine trade magazine.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 1997.

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