“We passed dozens of small enclosures that contained bottles in racks, piles, and crates. Each had a small slate tag, a year scrawled on it in chalk. We wandered past bins that held wine from the First World War and Second, as well as bottles that Florence Nightingale might have packed in her trunks for the Crimea.”

Photo © Jorge Royan, picture of Jesus College, Oxford University Wine Cellar