Ten top wines for top dollar – NZ’s most expensive drops

Ten top wines for top dollar – NZ’s most expensive drops
Craggy Range produces impressive wines. (Image: Paul Taylor)
Bob Campbell MW
What does a wine become a luxury wine? It’s not just a matter of price, according to Peter Yeung and Liz Thach, authors of Luxury Wine Marketing (available from Amazon for $69.95), although they say a luxury wine should cost at least US$100 (NZ$162).According to the authors, the criteria that justify a wine's luxury label are: Highest quality.From a special place.An element of scarcity.An elevated price.A sense of privilege and pleasure to the owner.Improves with age.Sells well on the secondary market.I've selected my to...

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