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Finding Good Quality Wine at Value Prices

As originally seen in the Galveston Monthly magazine
January 2013 edition on page 37-38




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  1. Sandra, advocacy is beautiful! I've been exploring the expensive mine-field of French Bordeaux wines lately (Not disappointed either), and yesterday I came across Château de Bonhoste Grand Vin 2009 Bordeaux Supérieur, about $15, which falls into that category of quality wine at a value price. There were two or three people who encouraged me to try French wines (you were one of them)and I owe them a debt of thanks.
    Sincerely,
    Dennis

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