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WATCH: A Croatian winemaker stores his wine at the bottom of the ocean and customers can dive to collect their purchase

In the depths of the Adriatic sea, a winemaker uses the ocean as his wine cellar.

05 Oct 2018
 

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Winemaker Ivo Segovic, says that the bottom of the ocean has the ideal temperature for storing wines at 15°C. The bottles are stored in an amphorae ( an ancient greek bottle) and is kept under the sea for one or two years which gives the wine a much softer taste.

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