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• Leon Panetta’s prize for Osama’s capture: $10,000 bottle of wine

Leon Panetta’s prize for Osama’s capture: $10,000 bottle of wine

The capture of Osama bin Laden will be toasted locally on New Year’s Eve with a $10,000, 141-year-old bottle of wine. The libation will be the result of a bet made by Monterey restaurateur Ted Balestreri, co-owner of the Sardine Factory on Cannery Row, at a dinner party last New Year’s Eve with 28 friends […]