Re: Wine Prices

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Posted by C Ewart on February 19, 1999 at 08:16:00:

In Reply to: Re: Wine Prices posted by Francois on March 23, 1998 at 20:42:46:

: could any one price a 1982 Chateau Climens Sauterne Premier Cru. Help appreciated.
: : I agree with your comment about uneven wine prices. I ordered a bottle of premium champagne at one very nice establishment for $110, which I thought was reasonable. I checked the price for the same champagne at another similar nearby restaurant last week and the price was $170! Needless to say I will pass on the $170 bottle and think twice when evaluating in which restaurant in choose to dine. By the way, the $110 bottle was at Cousins Heritage Inn in Dexter, Michigan and the $170 bottle was at The Earle in Ann Arbor, Michigan -- a 7 mile drive will save you $60!

: I prefer to eat at restaurants because they have a Chef whose food is interesting. If all I care about is drinking than I go to a liquor store and really save money. It is true that some restaurants charge more for wine a lot has to do with their overhead.

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