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DRINK / Blossom on the vine in California: The West Coast is waking up to competition from the newer world, says Anthony Rose
Saturday 20 March 1993
CALIFORNIA, too laid back for its own good, has finally realised that of all the new world's wine areas, its was the least impressive performance in the expanding UK market of the Eighties. In part, this was the result of its own laissez-faire attitude: why bother, when we can sell all we want at home? But mostly it was because California's polarisation between cheap plonk and pricey boutique wines meant that value for money in the middle- price range of pounds 4 to pounds 8 has been conspicuously unavailable.
Wednesday 10 March 1993
SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA (AP) - Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo of Nicaragua held talks with three armed men yesterday who took over the Nicaraguan embassy and tried to persuade them to give up their hostages and end the siege.
Friday 25 September 1992
Tegucigalpa (Reuter) - A Honduran guerrilla who kidnapped four people freed his last remaining hostage, Costa Rica's Security Minister, Luis Fishman, yesterday and was allowed to leave for Mexico, Costa Rican and Honduran officials said.
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