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Friday, July 22, 2011

Wine News : Expensive drop as forklift shatters $1.3m worth of wine


An Australian winemaker said Friday he was "numb" after a malfunctioning forklift destroyed more than Aus$1 million (S$1.3 million) of his prized shiraz.

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Commentary : Ouch! It must really hurt, especially all the hard work and time involved to cultivate and harvest the wines. Thankfully everything was insured. Wonder how they value the wine? Price in USA where it was intended to be sold or Price in Australia where it was made?



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