A Wine With Whispers of History

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Heitz Cellars has reintroduced its Lot C-91. By Florence Fabricant Back in 1969, when his Heitz Cellar was in business for a mere eight years, Joe Heitz made a wine he called Lot C-91. It was an assemblage of cabernet sauvignon fruit from several of the property’s Napa Valley single vineyards. Mr. Heitz died in

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Bobi Wine: Ugandan presidential candidate released from jail over coronavirus charges

Bobi Wine, the Ugandan presidential candidate, has been released from jail after being charged with breaking the country’s coronavirus restrictions. The pop star-turned-politician, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, was released on bail. Mr Wine, 38, was detained on Wednesday while campaigning in the town of Luuka in eastern Uganda for allegedly holding a rally in violation of restrictions on

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The Queen has a vast wine cellar underneath Buckingham Palace with booze worth around £2 million

THE Queen has a vast wine cellar hidden under Buckingham Palace containing thousands of bottles of booze thought to be worth around £2 million.  While the palace itself has 775 rooms, vast chambers lie beneath it, including the original wine vaults from when the building was merely Buckingham House.  There are at least seven rooms in the sprawling wine cellars,

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Wine caves: Just how much do these things cost?

Warren attacks Pete Buttigieg over his ‘wine cave’ fundraiser Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticizes mayor Pete Buttigieg at the PBS Democratic debate for his accepting contributions from wealthy donors and Buttigieg responds. Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate rocketed the existence of wine caves — not mere wine cellars, but subterranean caves bored into rock for the aging and consumption of wine

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