The Sunday Business in quite a good article on the simultaneous over-production and over-pricing that characterizes the French wine business today. The Siege of St Emilion.
Meanwhile here in not-so-sunny Moscow there is no wine on the shelves (that's none). Friends coming around for dinner are now cautious about over-consumption of our rapidly declining stocks. The likelihood is that the cellar will be bare before our supplier will be able to sell us more.
Only in a business controlled by the FSB could you manage to have a world-wide glut and a domestic shortage.
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