Category Archives: Cellars / Ageing Wine

Chateau Larrivet Haut Brion Ages Wine Under the Sea

Chateau Larrivet Haut Brion have been conducting an experiment recently in partnership with a barrel maker and an oyster farmer to test the myth, as to whether wine ages better below water or above it. Larrivet Haut Brion lies in … Continue reading

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Wine Storage – The Cave at The Hotel Glendale

It’s not often that you get the chance to take a peek behind closed doors, let alone the troglodytic world of wine cellaring but The Cave Public Wine Storage Lockers in Glendale, Los Angeles let you do just that. The … Continue reading

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Storing Your Fine Wines

I have written about weird and wonderful places to store your wine in the past – from the sea bed to caves – but storing your wine properly is a serious subject. If your wine isn’t cellared correctly then it … Continue reading

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Domain Henri Maine, Underwater Yellow Wine and the Jura

The Telegraph reported recently on an experiment which involved submerging bottles of Arbois wine 60 metres below the surface among the ruins of a sunken 12th century Abbey in Vouglans, in the Jura region of eastern France. The Abbey was … Continue reading

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Domain Henri Maine, Underwater Yellow Wine and the Jura

The Telegraph reported recently on an experiment which involved submerging bottles of Arbois wine 60 metres below the surface among the ruins of a sunken 12th century Abbey in Vouglans, in the Jura region of eastern France. The Abbey was … Continue reading

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Wine Caves

Wine caves have a long history, extending back to the days of the Roman Empire – and perhaps even longer. We do know the Romans would store their wine in the conveniently located catacombs. The catacombs, being underground and protected … Continue reading

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Wine Caves

Wine caves have a long history, extending back to the days of the Roman Empire – and perhaps even longer. We do know the Romans would store their wine in the conveniently located catacombs. The catacombs, being underground and protected … Continue reading

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Wine From the Sea Bed

I have heard of some strange places to cellar your wine (see my blog Weird and Wonderful Wine Cellars) but now it seems as if the sea bed is becoming quite a popular location. An unusual wine tasting took place … Continue reading

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Wine From the Sea Bed

I have heard of some strange places to cellar your wine (see my blog Weird and Wonderful Wine Cellars) but now it seems as if the sea bed is becoming quite a popular location. An unusual wine tasting took place … Continue reading

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Wierd and Wonderful Wine Cellars

Wine is stored in some unusual places – from the bottom of lakes in South Africa to behind mouldering wardrobes (see my blog Protecting Your Investment – March 2007). However what do you do with the one special bottle that … Continue reading

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