16 Mar 2017

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(b)a mid-18th-century Parisian home
=> does it mean
1) a home built in Paris in mid-18th century or 2) a home built based on a mid-18th-century Parisian style

As chronicled by Benjamin Wallace in his book, “The Billionaire’s Vinegar: The Mystery of the World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Wine” (Crown Publishers, May 2008), German pop-music promoter, wine collector and raconteur Hardy Rodenstock claimed in April 1985 that he knew of a mid-18th-century Parisian home that during demolition exposed a hidden cellar that contained close to 100 bottles of wine — two dozen of which where engraved with the initials “Th.J.”
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