The Wine Cellars at Corsham – A Literal Liquid Gold Mine

Forget about wine cellar equipment for their McMansions, the super rich have an underground wine vault 100ft under the Wiltshire countryside in Southern England. Formerly Eastlay’s mine, a source of honey-colored Bath stone, it is now Octavian Vaults’s Corsham Cellars, … Read More

Empress Josephine’s Wine Cellar

Bordeaux wine lovers may credit the 1855 Exposition Universelle de Paris and Emperor Napoleon III’s “Official Classification” with putting Bordeaux wine on the map. But, it turns out that his grandmother the Empress Josephine, first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte may … Read More