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At some point during the altercation, Downs pulled out a .357 magnum pistol and fired shots at the man, police said.
Storage fees can be as low as $1.25 a month per case of wine, which holds 12 regular bottles or six magnums.
Behind Ward sits a six-liter magnum of merlot, far too massive for any of the normal racks.
No small amount of it either: 125 cases magnums of Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2006 and Moet Rosé Impérial, plus another 1,500 mini bottles of Impérial.
The ceiling-high racks hold some 1,000 bottles—18 high and three deep, not counting several alcove shelves for stocking magnums—though only about one-third are occupied this weekday afternoon.
Now in its 41st year, Anchor Brewing’s Christmas Ale is another longtime favorite, and each year the San Francisco brewery offers its seasonal brew in oversized magnum bottles, perfect for host gifts and for slipping under the tree.
Sequined mini-skirts, champagne magnums and midnight kisses might be traded in for board games, party horns and everyone snuggled on the couch trying to stay awake while the ball drops.
Along the way, they were greeted with handsome waiters cradling magnums of Krug; the champagne flowed onward into the dinner hour.
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