Dining Car Wine Options on Illinois Train circa 1900

Joe Gilmour Uncategorized

I love old wine lists. An old colleague in America passed this over to me today. From a dining car going through rural America at the turn of the century. I know Stella and a soggy sandwhich must deliver higher margins and make more commercial sense these days. But, sigh, it looks great doesn’t it. Note lack of vintages, and parity of pricing between Yquem and Champagne.

Joe GilmourDining Car Wine Options on Illinois Train circa 1900