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Ageing wine in the closet?

On average, the French store 67.7 bottles with a value of 1020 euros in their homes. The average price per bottle is 15 euros. 63% of the French have a “wine cellar”, small or large, at home. 15% of all bottles purchased in France, is purchased to be aged. But there are gaps in the […]

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The orangerie and pond, Chateau du Tertre, Margaux, Bordeaux

Good times for construction companies in Bordeaux

Out with the stainless steel and in with the concrete? The Bordeaux chateaux are building new cellars as never before. The economic crisis seems to be long gone, at least in Médoc, Saint Emilion and Pomerol. Of the five Premier Grand Cru Classé chateaux three are currently busy renovating: Mouton-Rothschild, Latour and Margaux. In 2011 […]

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How to build and start your own wine cellar

How to build and start your own wine cellar By Chris Miley Redwine Publications, www.redwinepublications.com, www.winecellarsecrets.com An ebook (pdf) on wine cellars. It actually includes some general wine and wine history sections but most of it about how to build a wine cellar. It’s not quite a DIY manual of how to build it. Rather […]

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