Too Much Wine…

As an avid collector and consumer of wines, I can definitely understand the concept of wine hording. I have a collection of “will some day drink” wines, and keep a regular stash of daily drinkers along side them in the cellar. Whenever I’m out buying a few cases for my daily consumption stash, I try to pick up at least one or two good bottles of wine to add to my collection. While this may seem a bit on the side of borderline alcoholism, one Japanese diplomat makes my vino addiction look like tea-toddling.

According to a recent article on Japan Today, an audit into properties owned by the Foreign Ministry found that an official residence of an ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in a Parisian suburb contained a collection of nearly 8,000 bottles of wine. [Read more...]