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Evidence That People Are Tipping Sommeliers Too Heavily

July 28th, 2011 by Tom Johnson

Christian Vanneque, former head sommelier at La Tour d’Argent in Paris, paid more at auction for a bottle of white wine than anyone in history. Bidding in London, he paid £75,000 ($122,000) for a standard-size bottle of 1811 Château d’Yquem. The previous most-expensive-white-wine in history was a bottle of  Woodbridge Chardonnay a lawyer acquaintance of mine [...]

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Opus One

September 17th, 2009 by Tom Johnson

Gemelli Wine + Spirits is taking pre-orders for 2006 Opus One, to be delivered in October, $198 a bottle. Call 502/895-1400.

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