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Wine Bargain of the Week

IMG_1951by Andrew Chalk

I hate that title. It promises more one can deliver. Sometimes weeks go by with no wine bargains (especially in, for example, North Korea). And I hate to contort the meaning of ‘bargain’ just so something can be covered every week, bargain or not.

The important point is: this week I found a spectacular wine bargain that is still available. It is the 2006 d’Arenberg d’Arry’s Original, Shiraz-Grenache, McLaren Vale, Australia. It is sold in magnum, meaning a bottle that is twice the size of a standard bottle (1.5L vs. 750 ml) at a recommended retail price of $49.99. The Wine Poste has it on sale for $20, making a discount of 60% of retail.      Continue reading


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