Wine for Haiti Lot 7 – Jancis Robinson Purple Pages SOLD Palate Press January 18, 2010 Extra Features, Wine Spotlight 4 Comments This auction lot is HOT. It will close after 24 hours without a new bid. Jancis Robinson, no adjective needed, if you’re a wine lover, the name itself is a trumpeted exclamation of knowledge and credibility, contributed ten Purple Pages memberships to Wine for Haiti, value $99 each. We will auction five of them here, and five on our sister site in Australia, at Boozemonkey. Thank you Jancis. Your generosity overwhelms us all. Lot 7 - Jancis Robinson Purple Pages ‘The website of Jancis Robinson, one of the world’s most respected and independent wine writers, is a veritable Aladdin’s cave of information and opinion. Just relaunched, and constantly updated, it is lively, witty, eminently accessible, and certain to keep you the toast of the dinner party circuit. Do not miss the wonderful free content, including the latest news and views. The best bits, however, are contained within the members-only Purple Pages, where you can read thousands of tasting notes (with scores and suggested drinking dates), insider information, gossip and fine wine facts, as well as the cosmopolitan members’ forum – described as “the most courteous wine forum on the planet” by La Revue du Vin de France. As if that weren’t enough to keep you busy, members also enjoy unlimited access to the only online versions of the award-winning classic Oxford Companion to Wine and the brilliant maps of the World Atlas of Wine.’ – The Guardian (6 Sep 2008), UK 1 subscription to JancisRobinson.com Retail Value $99 .00 Opening Bid $50.00 Bid Increment $5.00 [How it works- Each auction lot will get its own post. As soon as it gets its own post, the auction is live. Once a bit of time has passed, and people really know about Wine for Haiti, lots will go live AND HOT. Once hot, each lot is on a 24-hour cycle, ending at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time. If a lot goes a full 24 hours, from 10:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., without a new bid, the last bid in the comments wins. If we get into a bidding war, with the same people going back and forth, one day at a time, we will post something in the comments of that Auction Lot and schedule a time to bid to the death, at a time mutually agreeable to everybody involved.] For more auction Wine for Haiti auction items, please see the Wine for Haiti Auction Catalogue. Teresa B. Salamone I bid $55.00 for a Purple Pages membership. http://sharronlamb.com Sharron Lamb A.K.A Little Miss Red I got to meet Jancis once and I was so nervous that I came off a bit of an air head.DOOOOH!!! While all the other girls were watching “Friends”, in the 90’s, I constantly had my nose in one of Jancis’ books. Yes, the other girls got more dates but, – BUt thank to women like Jancis, I have a career that can never stand me up! I bid $65.00 Teresa B. Salamone I bid $75. TBS http://www.palatepress.com David Honig LOT CLOSED. SOLD.