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Old 08-23-2009, 08:13 PM   #31
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Probably the weak dollar. In August 2003, the Euro was about $1.11, but now it's over $1.43.
Probably part of it. Also, NJ has been aggressively taxing on booze. Still..
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Old 08-23-2009, 08:15 PM   #32
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This thread got me thinking and I wound up drinking the last dram of Dalwhinney in the cabinet. When I went to replace it, I got sticker shock--my old bottle (no idea how long ago I bought it) had a label of $34. The new price is more like $56! I'm not sure I like it that much, though it lasts long enough I'll probably break down. Still, an over 50% increase? Sheesh!
$49.99 here: DALWHINNIE 15YR HIGHLAND - Wine Exchange

$53.99 nearer your home: http://www.winechateau.com/vsku1003992.html (and only $51.39 if you buy a case!)
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Thanks for the Scotch links, um, Scotch!
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