War bunkers and volcanic caves: Spectacular places to store wine

(CNN)Historically, wine cellars have been buried beneath a vineyard’s water bed to ensure sufficient moisture and cool temperatures.

But thanks to new technology and sophisticated architecture, modern cellars can mimic Mother Nature almost anywhere.
One of three extraordinary facilities he maintains — the other two are in Aspen, Colorado and Cape Cod, Massachusetts — its underground labyrinth of Austrian red bricks and custom-built arched doorways houses a selection of the wines from his 20,000-bottle collection, one of the largest in the US.
“An incredible attention to detail was needed to create this masterpiece. With Koch’s legendary collection of wine, it was fitting it should be cellared in such a beautiful way,” says Bilbey.
Explore some of the world’s most beautiful wine cellars in the gallery above.

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