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At this wine store, try before you buy

Brookline's Wine Gallery allows customers to dispense wine themselves, using a debit card and pouring wine into glasses stored on top of the 'wine jukebox' machine.
Brookline's Wine Gallery allows customers to dispense wine themselves, using a debit card and pouring wine into glasses stored on top of the "wine jukebox" machine. (Globe Staff Photo / David Kamerman) Globe Staff Photo / David Kamerman
By Stephen Meuse
Globe Correspondent / March 1, 2006

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High technology may have replaced hand harvesters with mechanical pickers, substituted stainless steel tanks for wooden barrels, and turned winemakers into enologists, but until now it hasn't done much to improve or even alter the experience at the crucial point where the wine lover and his beloved beverage actually meet. (Full article: 789 words)

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