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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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