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What to buy in France?


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What to buy in France?

kathleen440 | Oct 5, 2011 08:57 AM

Hi all,

I'm headed to Paris for a week in December, and one of the things I'd like to buy as a souvenir are some nice wines and liquors. Doesn't necessarily have to be something that I can't buy here - for example, I might stock up on Cointreau or good vermouth/aperitifs on the cheap.

I'm going to buy some padded wine bags for my checked luggage. I also have a direct flight back to the States, so I can buy a couple of bottles in the duty-free shops and carry it on. I'm aware that the duty-free exemption for alcohol is 1 liter and am fine with paying duties on the extra booze, which is only 3%.

So, if you were buying up to, say, 6 bottles of wine/liquor/liqueur in France, what would you get?

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