Cambridge University college has £1.67 million wine collection

November 8, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

A Cambridge University college has built up a wine cellar worth £1.67million, it emerged yesterday.

Cambridge University college has £1.67 million wine collection

Trinity College, which was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, stores the wine to be drunk by dons, their guests and some privileged students.

Following a freedom of information request it emerged that the total value of wine stored in its cellars is £1.67million.

News of the expensive collection comes just weeks after it was announced that student fees could rise to as much as £9,000 a year.

Churchill College, Cambridge, has 25,652 bottles of wine and 25,000 bottles of fortified wine and spirits worth £286,000.

Jesus College in Cambridge has made a huge profit by buying 41 bottles of Chateau Latour 1982 for £40.32, which are now worth £1,750.

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  1. Typical – we both went to “The Other Place”.

    The port was good, though…

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