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Latour of the premises

The 'Giggling Squid' restaurant in Windsor, England, had much to chortle about when builders working there discovered a stash of fine wine in a hidden cellar accessed down a hidden staircase itself hidden behind a trap door.
The unexpected haul of over two dozen bottles of vino dated back to the 1970s.

The unexpected haul of over two dozen bottles of vino dated back to the 1970s.

The ‘Giggling Squid’ restaurant in Windsor, England, had much to chortle about when builders working there discovered a stash of fine wine in a hidden cellar accessed down a hidden staircase itself hidden behind a trap door.

The unexpected haul of over two dozen bottles of vino dating back to the 1970s included bottles of Château Latour, Château Rebouquet la Roquette and a Château de Montrabech worth an estimated £20,000.

A Thai restaurant and a Pizzaland missed out on the wealth-making wines. Before that, Zizzi’s, a long-closed Italian restaurant is thought to have been the source of the sauce. The bottles were discovered nestling in two feet of water.

 

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