20,000 Bottles of Wine on the Block

20,000 Bottles of Wine on the Block

by Westgarth Wines March 30, 2016

 

If there is one person who knows how to buy fine wine, it's billionaire William Koch. Now, you could buy yourself a piece of his cellar. In a massive sale at Sotheby's, Koch will part ways with some of his treasures ranging from 80 lots of Chateau Mouton Rothschild to 120 lots of Chateau Latour. The sale is expected to fetch 10.5-15 million. His reason for selling isn't one of financial hardship--he merely realized he will never make it through the some 43,000 bottles in his collection. The auction will take place May 19th.

 

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