Re: Wine Prices

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Posted by John P. Olson on March 21, 1999 at 09:24:57:

In Reply to: Re: Wine Prices posted by Ann on March 18, 1998 at 11:03:26:

: : In Argentina, there is a wine bottle on every table. I believe this is because they price it fairly and match the wine menu to the food menu. Wake up owners, it may be better to sell a lot of wine rather than sell a few over priced ones. Ian McFee's in the San Luis Obispo area prices the wine the same as the winery. He receives tremendous loyalty from the customers as well as the winerys. Try it, I will buy it.

: 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!

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