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Georgia Wine Auction #258024

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 25, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Atlanta wine auction, where record sum is paid for bottle of rare wine.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) Highlight of auction noted as expected to be 19th century collection of wines found inhouse once owned by family of Revolutionary War general in Albany, New York. Film shown. Actual highlight of auction reported to be record price sale of bottle of 1864 Chateau Lafite. [AUCTIONEER - takes bid; sells wine.] Buyer John Grisanti noted as restaurant owner from Memphis. [GRISANTI - describes reported quality of wine and plans to drink wine.] Buyer's plans to serve wine at fundraiser for Saint Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis noted.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Cronkite, Walter;
Hall, Bruce

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