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Another Wine question

Does anyone have a suggestion on where would be a good place to purchase wine and brandy/cognac to take home?

Also, will the shop package wine in a box worthy of checking through to Boston.

Thanks for all you help on the first question.

This is a great place to research my vacation in Paris the first week of November.

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1. Re: Another Wine question

You could try a Nicolas shop (chain of wine stores all over Paris)

or

www.lavinia.fr

3-5, blvd. de la Madeleine 75001 Paris 01 42 97 20 20

Métro: Madeleine

a selection of more than 6000 bottles of wine

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2. Re: Another Wine question

If you are buying a case or more, I recommend having it shipped to you. You will have to pay a modest shipping charge and about $2/bottle duty but you dont have to screw with it in transit.

If you are buying a bottle from a familiar vinyard or distributer, you can probably get the exact same thing, sulfites and all, in Boston at a cheaper price.

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3. Re: Another Wine question

I thought shipping alcohol to the US was illegal. I am planning on buy wines that I have not been able to find in the US. I have had several bottles of cantanac given to me from friend that have visited Paris. I agree that some wines are cheaper here in the states, but the better wines are not exported.

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4. Re: Another Wine question

Yes, some states require that a licensed vendor / imorter accept the shipment (for a fee, of course), not to mention the Customs charges. I have no idea how you arrange this.

you can buy forms that fit in a suitcase to take with you and take an extra suitcase, or pack dirty clothes all around...

or see if Boston has a "Total Wine" warehouse - walls of French wines there...no extra carrying charges!

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5. Re: Another Wine question

uh, "IMPORTER" (not imorter).

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