Category Archives: Fine Wine Storage

The Fine Wine Chain

Harpers have reported that James Miles, head of Liv-ex (the Fine Wine Exchange) told the Wine Future conference in Hong Kong that most of the accounts and logistics systems that manage post trade transactions are “not fit for purpose” and … Continue reading

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New Study on Underwater Wine Ageing

A major study is under way to analyse the ageing of wine beneath the sea. The Basque Country University is making use of aquatic cameras and monthly checks by divers to track the wine’s evolution on the seabed off the … Continue reading

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Frozen Wine . . . and How to Store Your Fine Wines

With the snow and freezing temperatures we have been suffering here in the UK with I thought it timely to write about protecting your wine. I heard a horror story recently from a friend where wine froze in his back … Continue reading

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Sea Bed Wine and Icebergs

Ivan Simonic, a Slovenian winemaker, hopes to create a purpose-built deep sea wine cellar on the Adriatic sea floor. Simonic retrieved 600 bottles that he laid down on the sea bed six months ago in clay-made amphorae and if it … 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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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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Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd and Wine Movie News

Johnny Depp’s new movie, Sweeney Todd, opened on 25th January to a rapturous welcome and not surprisingly so. Tim Burton’s macabre musical picked up a Golden Globe at the 65th Award ceremony, and Depp picked up Best Actor. Depp has … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Investment

The fine wine market is growing. It’s worth £500 million a year in the UK and a sizeable part of that goes straight into the cellar. Decanter reported in January that investing in wine is bigger business than it ever … Continue reading

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