Living: And Now Good Wine Aplenty

A worldwide glut makes for bargain sipping

Among the things to be festive about this holiday season are the wines that accompany it. Not for decades have so many been priced so affordably, and the prospect is that both imported and domestic vintages will stay that way for some time to come. The good news is echoed in retailers' ads across the U.S. "The most dramatic wine sale in Burka's history!" trumpets a Washington, D.C., wine store. "French champagnes below wholesale!" announces Manhattan's Sherry-Lehmann, whose bargains include a Maxim's Blanc de Blancs '73 Brut reduced from $70 to $39.95. "This is the...

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