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The most expensive wine in the world

Some of the greatest red wines in history come round once a year—but you'll only get a thimbleful

By Barry Smith  

Every year, one event stands out in the wine calendar: the chance to taste the most sought-after red Burgundies. Held in January at the London headquarters of Corney & Barrow, it is the annual tasting of new wines from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. However dry your January may be, no wine-lover would want to miss this event.

It’s an unusual affair and takes place in an underground room near Tower Bridge. The tasting is from 8.30am-12pm. Well-dressed young men…

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