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Selling Your Cellar

Issue: June 30, 1999

June 30, 1999 Selling Your Cellar It's time to weed out the old and make room for the new By Peter D. Meltzer When Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber decided to pare down his vast wine collection by auctioning off 18,000 bottles at Sotheby's in 1997, he wrote a poignant farewell to his "tannic pets" (as the composer liked to describe his prized vintages).

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 30, 1999.

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