Chateau Margaux Meets Costco

When David Andrew was growing up on the west coast of Scotland, sipping fine wine was about as popular as polo. Real men preferred an amber shot of Glen something. But Andrew's parents introduced him to French wine at age 10, and he tasted his first Chateau Margaux as a teenager, liking it so much, he wrote to the vineyard asking for a grape-picking job--which he landed. After a career that included a stint as an actor in TV ads, Andrew, 40, is now a celebrity in the wine trade: he is the top buyer for Costco.

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