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What wine would you serve?

by Bob Ross » Tue Jan 02, 2007 2:00 pm

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting and hopeful story this morning -- a DIY divorce for billionaires.

"Tim and Edra Blixseth spent 25 years building a $2 billion life together.

When they decided to divorce, they spent a single afternoon in the Beverly Hills Hotel, dividing it all up. With just two notebooks and a bottle of wine, the Blixseths -- California real-estate tycoons and founders of the famed Yellowstone Club -- finished the job in a matter of hours.

No attorneys. No accountants. No judges.


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The story continues, but the site is subscription only.

As a wine lover, I'm interested in what wine they chose for this important life passage.

As a lawyer, I applaud their maturity and good sense. Would that more people in our society would resolve their differences in such an admirable way.

Regards, Bob

PS: I see that the entire article is FREE today. B.
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Re: What wine would you serve?

by Jenise » Tue Jan 02, 2007 2:21 pm

Perhaps a Washington wine named Dead Reckoning. Though a nautical vs. matrimonial term, it would carry a good sense of purpose about figuring out exactly where you are so you can get where you're going without mishap.
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Re: What wine would you serve?

by Gary Barlettano » Tue Jan 02, 2007 2:27 pm

Bob Ross wrote:As a wine lover, I'm interested in what wine they chose for this important life passage.


A "split" of Champagne, perhaps?
And now what?
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Re: What wine would you serve?

by Sue Courtney » Tue Jan 02, 2007 4:08 pm

There's a NZ wine brand, Main Divide. That could have been appropriate.
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Re: What wine would you serve?

by ClarkDGigHbr » Wed Jan 03, 2007 2:31 am

I can almost guarantee you it wasn't a bottle of The Ball Buster or Fat Bastard. :lol:
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Re: What wine would you serve?

by Dave Erickson » Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:06 pm

If I were a billionaire splitting up my fortune while sipping a glass, I'd prefer that it be poured from a bottle of 1982 Krug Clos du Mesnil.

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