When to drink treasured bottles
20 Oct 2004 by JR
Dayne Hobbs, London: I have a bottle of 1976 Recioto Amarone sitting in the wine rack. Would it be best to leave it there forever or would it be worth opening it? It is so tempting to pull the cork and just be done with it. John Ward, New York: Yes, me again. Two bottles of Lagier Meredith Syrah (1999 and 2000) were delivered to me today from Winebid.com. I'd completely forgotten about them, having ordered...

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