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Magazine Archives: July 31, 2005

Selling the Cellar

Kristiana Kahakauwila
Issue: July 31, 2005


On May 13 and 14, Zachys auctioned off more than 7,700 bottles from the collection of Frank and Mary Wall Komorowski, in effect clearing out their famous bank vault cellar. The Komorowskis, medical doctors who live with their two sons in Bellevue, Ohio, began collecting wine in 1989; they stored the bottles at 48° F and 80 percent humidity in the subterranean cellar of a former bank they had purchased.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2005.


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