Bordeaux Wine Glut Cripples France

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France Fries. In what is both tragic and an interesting twist of fate, Frances largest wine growing region is failing to sell its tremendous quantity of the 2002 and 2003 vintage, forcing many to consider bankruptcy. In Much of Bordeaux Goes Begging, we learn why this came to be so, and might gleefully anticipate falling prices for wine in the next few years. If you have not really paid any attention to the fact that Australian wines have overrun our menus, and that everybody and their friend in the USA seems to have their name of a winery or bottle from Long Island to California, this article will fill you in and perhaps startle you. (NYTimes) MGR

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