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How much should you spend on a bottle of wine to take to a dinner party in 2019? (And all the other modern wine rules)

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How much should you spend on a bottle of wine to take to a dinner party in 2019? (And all the other modern wine rules)
Are you regifting your cheap wine?

How much do you spend on a bottle of wine? This week, front-page headlines trumpeted that one in three of us won’t pay more than a fiver. Given that tax and duty amounts to around £3 per bottle and you’ve got to lump on a bit for the bottle itself, the packaging and so on, that means you’re only allowing a few pence for the wine. I humbly suggest you’d be better off forking out for a mojito in a can from M&S.

Wine snobbery is very boring. But taking a bottle that cost £5 to a pal’s for supper is a tiny bit cheap. Sorry. It is. I’ve conducted one of my highly scientific polls among my mates and the verdict is you should fork out around a tenner. Spend £10 and you should get a bottle with a posh...

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