Napa Valley Wine Caves

Ina new twist on an old theme, Napa wineries make architectural statements underground
Issue: December 31, 2002

When the Romans, who built an empire on limestone, aged wine in the caves of abandoned quarries and catacombs, they were adopting a winemaking practice that was already ancient, and is still widespread in Europe today.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2002.

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