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by Fred McMillin
Napa and Sonoma clashed in our Super Bowl battle. Each quarter there were three entries from each district, with some big names like Corison, Gary Farrell, Grgich, etc.
Here's the kickoff!
Sonoma won this quarter by 6 points with these entries:
Napa won this quarter by 3 points with these entries:
Sonoma leads 6 to 3.
Sonoma won this quarter by 3 points with these entries:
Napa won this quarter by 7 points with these entries:
Napa 10 To 9!
Reuters reports that a Chinese billionaire paid $500,000 for 27 bottles of decades-old Romanee Conti (Burgundy). This reminds me of Mae West's comment, "I've been rich and I've been poor. Rich is better!"
Credits: Edgar Vogt
Statistics: Ophie Mercado and Ruby Dequis
Fred McMillin, a veteran wine writer, has taught wine history for over 30 years on three continents. He was voted one of the U.S.A's 22 Best wine writers by the Academy of Wine Communications. For information about the wine courses he teaches every month at San Francisco City College (Fort Mason Division), please fax him at (415) 567-4468.
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This page created February 2010