Amazing Underground Cathedrals in Canelli

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This is a sort of paradise for wine lovers.

Dug in the hills of Canelli, a small town in Piemonte, the underground cathedrals, historic cellars of the Gancia family where the first Italian Spumante was produced in 1865, is a priceless heritage of architecture dedicated to wine.

The structures were excavated in tuff, a perfect natural heat insulator capable of maintaining a constant temperature between 12-14 degrees, ideal for processing and aging the wine.



Underground Cathedrals photos provided by Gancia
Canelli photo (Wikipedia)

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1 thought on “Amazing Underground Cathedrals in Canelli”

  1. I was intrigued by the equipment and machinery in the cathedral, but no attempt was made to describe each photo. Could you please add descriptions?


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