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Magazine Archives: Dec. 31, 2011 - Jan. 15, 2012

Two Walls of Wine

Chicago collector took inspiration from his art collection and put his cellar on display
Jennifer Fiedler
Issue: December 31, 2011


Clifford, a top aviation lawyer who is currently serving as the court-appointed liaison counsel for the 9/11 litigation in New York, began collecting wine casually more than 20 years ago, trading bottles with friends and picking up tips on good buys at business dinners. His collection escalated when he and his wife began to attend the Naples Winter Wine Festival 12 years ago; now he has thousands of bottles stashed in multiple cellars.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 6, 2011.


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