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10.08.2010

Vinography Images: Stairway to Heaven?

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Stairway to Heaven?
There aren't many things that truly inspire lust among wine lovers but a view like this would certainly be one of them. Call it a stairway to heaven, leading down, instead of up. You're looking at the library cellar of Casa Lapostolle's Clos Apalta in Chile, whose wine is widely regarded as the single best in the country. The winery itself is as beautiful as the cellar might suggest, but we'll leave that scene for another day. -- Alder Yarrow

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Comments (3)

Jim P wrote:
10.08.10 at 2:31 PM

Wow!

Alexander wrote:
10.08.10 at 4:28 PM

This is an incredible image and it makes the space seem surreal. Impeccable.

El Jefe wrote:
10.09.10 at 12:27 AM

Great image! But there's a place I know in Orange County CA that has a simple, rough, plain stairway to an amazing cellar. I hope you and I might dine there one day.

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