December 31st, 1999 Paying the Price By James Laube You may think that wine pricing is a sophisticated, profoundly analytical process, but for many fine wines, it's far from it. The price you pay for wine is more likely tied to a winery's own perception of its image and availability than to the costs of land or grapegrowing.
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