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Hotel auctions off rare wines after cellar find

09 June 2014 by
Hotel auctions off rare wines after cellar find

A Midlands hotel is set to sell off part of a cache of very rare wines, including bottles of 1914 Hine Grande Champagne brandy, to help pay for the hotel's upkeep.

John Jenkinson, the owner of the Evesham hotel in Evesham, Worcestershire, has been collecting the wine for more than 40 years.

Now around 100 bottles will be auctioned off. The 1914 brandy is expected to fetch up to £3,000 per bottle.

The move came after David Field, the general manager of the hotel, stumbled across the wines when he joined the business six months ago.

David Field shows off the rare wines he discovered after starting work at the hotel.

David Field with owner John Jenkinson.

All images: Caters News

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