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Hong Kong ammunition tunnels converted to high-tech cellar
Mark Graham
Issue: November 30, 2004

Man-made caves in a Hong Kong hillside, once used as storage for British military ammunition, have been transformed into one of the most innovative wine-storage facilities in the world. The novel project has been bankrolled by Jim Thompson, a 64-year-old American businessman with a passion for fine wine and a lifetime of experience in storage projects, albeit in the area of home-removal and document safekeeping.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 2004.

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