July 31st, 2000 Keeping the lid on prices Control over grape costs is key for Meridian, Farallon and St. Supéry By MaryAnn Worobiec With prices in an upward spiral for most California Chardonnays, what allows some vintners to keep making good wines at reasonable prices? For some wineries, the key is maintaining a supply of high quality grapes at cost levels that enable the producers to hold down bottle-prices.
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