Why wine is so expensive


Wine has become one of the world’s most valuable and enduring cultural exports.

It is also one of our most misunderstood.

We love it, but how much do we really know about it?

This is the topic that inspired this month’s column, “How Much Does Wine Cost?”

This is a guest column by Wine Spectator Editor and wine critic Matt DeHart.

It originally appeared in the November 2017 issue of Wine Spector magazine.

Matt De Hart is a writer, wine reviewer, and editor of the Wine Specter.

He also contributes to the popular wine blog, Wine Spectators Weekly.

His books include Wine Spectating: What to Expect from Wine Specters’ Best of 2017. 

Matt is the author of Wine for a Different Time: The Art and Science of Wine Reviewing, and his latest book is What’s in a Name?

The Story of Wine.

Follow Matt on Twitter @mattdehart or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matt.dehart.

This column is sponsored by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

For more information on how to get your copy of Wine Enso Magazine, visit www.wineenthusiastic.com.

The views expressed in this column are those of the author alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of WineSpectator.com or its staff.

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