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Looking for wine from the 1930s

eatanddestroy Jul 20, 2006 04:47 PM

I'm trying to find a place that sells bottles from the 1930s. My Dad's birthday is coming up, and I though that a bottle from the year he was born would be a good idea. However, I have been having trouble finding online wine stores that specialize in vintage wines.

Any ideas?


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    Guzgo Jul 20, 2006 05:05 PM

    I don't know what the shipping laws are for MA, but here is a site for you: http://www.wine-searcher.com/wine-sel...

    You might need to think about a port or madiera, as they may be relatively easier to find.

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      Darren72 Jul 20, 2006 05:13 PM

      If the above link doesn't help, you may need to buy the wine in an auction. See

      1. Robert Lauriston Jul 20, 2006 05:23 PM

        Rare Wine Co. has some 1930s madieras:


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          eatanddestroy Jul 20, 2006 07:46 PM

          Thanks for the sites. I am going to go through them this evening.

          1. moto Jul 20, 2006 09:57 PM

            hello, aabalat(aabalat.com) in Petaluma,CA has ports and a madeira from '31, '34, '35. what a son! enjoy

            1. Melanie Wong Jul 21, 2006 07:29 AM

              If you're interested in something from California, the 1935 Simi Cabernet Sauvignon made for Hotel Del Monte might still be available from the winery.

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                normalheightsfoodie Jul 31, 2006 05:02 AM

                You might want to try the tcwc.com, wine auction site, they are interesting. You can also call them, Some of the large auction houses like Sotherby's might also be helpful. It might be hard to find a domestic bottle, I think were experienceing Prohibition.

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