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Monday, December 12, 2011

Heaven...I'm In Heaven

Vast: A warehouse worker inspects bottles after they have been filled with wine
Stacked up: The scale of the giant plant can be seen here with the difference between the height of the shelves and staff below

Fancy a tipple or two? Europe's biggest alcohol warehouse, filled with enough wine to fill 15 Olympic-sized pools

  • Plant has been running 24/7 for the last two months filling 780,000 bottles per day
  • The complex can store 9.5million gallons

It is owned by Accolade Wines one of the world's largest drinks companies producing wine brands including Kumala, Hardys, Banrock Station, and Echo Falls.
Much of the wine is bottled on-site after being shipped into the country in massive 25,000-litre oxygen controlled vats.

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