Gibraltar’s WWII tunnels to become vast wine cellar
A network of tunnels carved into the Rock of Gibraltar that were used during the Second World War are set to get a new lease of life as the world’s largest natural wine cellar.
The British-backed business venture says the tunnels, which have been empty for decades, have the perfect natural conditions for storing investment-grade wines, with a year-round temperature of 13°C to 14°C and humidity of 70% to 80%. It is set to cost about £6 million to repurpose the tunnels as vast storage facilities and the first cellars are due to be up and running by mid-2017. About £60 million worth of vintage wines could be stored there. Read more: telegraph.co.uk