Sotheby’s to Auction Contents of 10,000 Bottle Wine Cellar
Posted August 20th, 2012 | by The Update
From The Huffington Post: One of the world’s greatest restaurants, the three Michelin-starred El Bulli in Barcelona, may have closed up shop last July, but its admirers may have one last chance to experience part of it.
The Drinks Business website writes that the restaurant is selling the contents of its 10,000-bottle wine cellar at a Sotheby’s auction. The list of wines, stretches across an astounding 139 pages and includes about 1,600 bins, features wines from classic regions in France and Italy, like Bordeaux, Burgundy and Piedmont. California wines, rare sherries and Spanish icon wines such as L’Ermita, Pingus, and Vega Sicilia Unico are also in the mix.
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