Thursday, May 8, 2008

FBI, Scotland Yard & The Billionaire's Vinegar

It was the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold, a 1787 Chateau Lafite supposedly owned by Thomas Jefferson. After heated bidding, the Forbes family paid $156,000 for it at a 1985 Christie's auction in London. But was the wine for real? Benjamin Wallace attempts to unravel that long-running mystery in his page-turner "The Billionaire's Vinegar,'' a tale of alleged wine fakes, big egos and high-profile lawsuits. Read the story

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