Bottles of wine age in Crusoe Treasure’s underwater cellar in Plentzia Bay, on the coast of Spain’s Basque region. Photo: AFP

Underwater wineries tap a growing niche market for wines aged beneath the waves

Keeping wines in seabed cellars adds complexity and speeds up the ageing process, say advocates of a practice spreading around Spain’s coasts and also used in France, Italy and Chile. Premium prices cover the extra cost

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Bottles of wine age in Crusoe Treasure’s underwater cellar in Plentzia Bay, on the coast of Spain’s Basque region. Photo: AFP
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