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‘Rare’ is an understatement for these wines

  • BETTY SHIMABUKURO / BSHIMABUKURO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The spit cup seemed superfluous. With wines of these character wouldn’t you want to swallow?

  • BETTY SHIMABUKURO / BSHIMABUKURO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The panel of master sommeliers who led the tasting: Roberto Viernes, left, Richard Betts, Jason Heller and Joseph Spellman.

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    A close-up look at some of the labels.

  • BETTY SHIMABUKURO / BSHIMABUKURO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Twelve very rare French wines were lined up for tasting at the Halekulani.

The kindness of strangers led to an exceptional wine tasting, “Rarities,” on Saturday morning. Read more

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