26.01.2011 21.Shevat, 5771
Wine Talk: Becoming a collector
It usually starts with a few bottles, and before you know it, you have a wine fridge or two and are buying wine to lay down.
If you buy a few bottles of wine, it does not make you a collector. So, when do you become a collector of wine? The answer is when you find yourself buying wine to drink next year, instead of tonight!
However, few people decide to become wine collectors. Usually it is something that evolves gradually. It starts with a few bottles you have stored in some cupboard. You can’t remember what you have, but there are normally one or two bottles of wine, often alongside an open kiddush wine and some dusty bottle of liqueur you once received as a present, but have never opened….