James Malkin and his wine collection have traversed several continents, and the journeys haven't always been easy. When Malkin and his family relocated from Sydney to London, he owned 4,200 bottles of wine. A subsequent move from London to New York stalled his bottles in New Jersey for more than a month, the result of concerns on the part of U.S. Customs officials that the extensive collection was serving a commercial enterprise. Wine Spectator's Esther Mobley explains.
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