The Biggest Wine Collections Ever!
Maybe you’re just starting out. You’ve got 20 bottles and are proud and eager to purchase some more. A great big wine collection takes time…and money. Maybe you’d like to take some inspiration from the following HUGE wine collections. We’ve listed the top 5 largest wine collections in the world. Check them out. 5th Place…Restaurant Latour: - 100,000 bottles - Owned by Gene Mulvihill - The New Jersey restaurant displays his collection - Features 90 vintages - Oldest vintage dates back to 1890 4th Place…Bodega 1860: - 129,000 bottles - Located in Spain’s Basque Country - A few vintages from the 1860’s - This winery had produced wines throughout the Civil War - Only the elite can sample wines from Bodega 1860 3rd Place…Graycliff Hotel: - 250,000 bottles - Located in Nassau, the Bahamas - Built in honor of Captain Howard Graysmith; he was “a pirate of the Caribbean who built the Graycliff mansion back in 1740.” - One of 75 restaurants in the world to be awarded the Wine Spectator Grand Award - Italian Enrico Garzaoli, the current owner has added 12,000 Italian wine bottles to the collection. 2nd Place…Bern’s Steakhouse: - 500,000 bottles - Founded in 1956 - Operated by David laxer (son of the original owner) - $30,000 bottle 1974 Chateau Latour - Former President George Bush even dined at the restaurant twice during his term …and the blue ribbon goes to… 1st Place…Milestii Mici: - 2 million bottles - Underground wine city that measures 250 kilometers - There are streets in the city named after various types of wine - You need a car to get from one part of the winery to another - Holds the record for the biggest wine collection in the Guinness World Book of Records - 70% red wine, 20% white, and 10% dessert Now that’s some cool stuff! Maybe one day your wine collection can be almost as large as one of these. In the meantime, here’s a great place to store your bottles. We can offer you professional grade wine storage for your wine collection and we can also give advice about storing your wine at home. Give us a call to discuss the climate controlled and secure wine storage options we have available to keep your fine wines safely stored in our wine storage facility in New Jersey.