I went on a shopping trip last weekend to New Hampshire with the Wine Butler — my good friend and former Sun photographer Mike Pigeon — to see if we could cash in on a $25 discount coupon published in this newspaper and a 15 percent sale on Italian wines.
We purchased 13 bottles of red wine that regularly priced at $304.87.
We paid $196.72 — a savings of $108.15.
On a dollar-cost average basis, we ended up paying $15.13 per bottle, definitely the sweet spot of my price range.
The true value was in the wines we secured.
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