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Plutocrats Vie for Vintage Vino

Where’s me pot o’ gold! Oh, I see, it was right here all along. Thank you.Photo: Courtesy of Acker, Merrall & Condit (Four Wine Bottles); Superstock (Pot of Gold)
In an eloquent follow-up to last week’s money issue, an Intelligencer item details how a bevy of big shots attended a wine auction last week and spent astronomical sums on bottles — which, in some cases, they actually drank! “Unlike art, which can hang on a wall for years untouched,” the piece reads, “wine is a liquid asset that disappears.”

Terroir Alert: Burgundy [NYM]

Plutocrats Vie for Vintage Vino