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Swiss Company Sells Costly Sunken Champagne to Public

Issue: July 31, 1999


July 31, 1999 Swiss Company Sells Costly Sunken Champagne to Public For a modest $4,000, you can soon buy a bottle of authentic shipwrecked Champagne. With millennium hype expected to hit a fever pitch soon, Swiss-based Caviar House has essentially cornered the world market for most of the bottles of 1907 Champagne rescued from the remains of a Swedish schooner, the Joenkoeping , which sank in 212 feet of water in late 1916 off Finland's coast.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 1999.

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