Are you a nice wine lover with cash to splash and the means to travel?

If so, head for the US, Italy or Spain, where the limited-edition pickings are as stupendous as the prices

18 May 2021 - 19:50 By Elin McCoy

Money alone can’t buy you everything in the wine world. Not, for example, access to Napa winery Ovid’s latest rich-textured white, Experiment No. W.6.9, or to savory Variazioni di Rosso from great Italian estate Ornellaia, or to SGC Medoc, a plush red from a secret plot of vines in Bordeaux. To get your hands on those and some other unusual bottles and historic vintages you have to make a pilgrimage to the winery or join a membership group or mailing list. In one case, you need to be a nice person and give off really good vibes. Think of such exclusive wines as rewards for intrepid loyalists and wine adventurers willing to go beyond retail. ..

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