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I have one bottle of port dated 1963 (Alto Douro)
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Does this have any value as I do not drink port?

Hi Henry,

1963 was a famous vintage that always attracts bids at auction but I'm afraid Borges failed to match the standards set by the major firms so I don't think you'd find it easy to sell a single bottle to a wine enthusiast.

Your best bet would probably be to see if a local general auctioneer would accept it - hoping that their valuer has heard of 1963 but not Borges!




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