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 or a small wine fridge, others invest in a luxurious walk-in cellar capable of holding several thousand bottles. Yet a middle way is emerging for collectors who purchase most bottles for early drinking and to support an active lifestyle of cooking and entertaining. In our Oct. 31 issue, we take a look at "The Contemporary Cellar"—generally sized to hold less than 1,000 bottles and be an integral element of a home's living space.
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