Foreign News: Paladin of Wine

In dry Manhattan arrived last week damp London's courtly George Reeves Smith Esq., perhaps England's leading paladin and patron of the wine. Most smart U. S. citizens have stopped at one or another of his luxury hotels— the Berkeley, Claridge's, the Savoy—but few know that the presumably go-getting General Director of these up-to-date hostels is in fact contemplative Mr. Reeves-Smith, venerable doyen of British wine connoisseurs.

Recently appraised at three-quarters of a million dollars was the General Director's unique 15,000-volume library of curious wine lore. More valuable still, however, are the super-sensitive...

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