The Contemporary Cellar

Wine lovers explore new ways to shape and store their collections
Lizzie Munro
Issue: October 31, 2013

When it comes to collecting, wine lovers are as varied as the bottles they keep. While many are satisfied with a few cases stored in a cool corner of the basement, others invest in a luxurious walk-in cellar, capable of holding several thousand bottles. Yet a middle way is emerging for many wine collectors, who purchase most bottles for early drinking and design their storage to support an active lifestyle of cooking and entertaining. Wine Spectator's Lizzie Munro explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 1, 2013.

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