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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
22 Jan 2009

Some Californian wine lovers are up in arms about a proposed increase in duty on wine in the state. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is proposing to help the state's budget deficit by raising the tax on a 75cl bottle of wine from four to 29.6 cents.

This may be a substantial percentage increase on the current almost minimal…