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French government auctions Elysee Palace cellar

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zin1953 May 3, 2013 07:45 AM

http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-new...

  1. ChefJune May 3, 2013 11:36 AM

    wonder who will pick up the bargains! Wish.....

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      collioure May 3, 2013 03:59 PM

      More of a political story than a wine story.

      Socialist President Hollande had not been doing well, and then the bottom really fell out when his budget minister, a fellow known for ferreting out tax cheats, had to resign when found with a Swiss bank account he'd had for 20 years.

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      To his credit he's fairly responsible fiscally, not trying to spend his way out of this hole, but instead seeking to enact measures that will help France's economy grow.

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