An Educated Palate

Christine Bae’s collection reflects her thirst for wine expertise
An Educated Palate
Christine Bae’s cellar. (Darryl Estrine)
May 31, 2018

Attorney Christine Bae had sailed through the first two levels of the WSET exam on the strengths of her decade-long deep dive into wine. Her path from enthusiast began with a 500-bottle-capacity cellar. And now as an expert, her current 1,500-bottle wine room is nearing its limit. Wine Spectator's Ben Lasman explains.

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