Best cellars

Canopy has been looking at the cellars of the wineries in the new World’s Best Vineyards list. Here are our top 12…


Champagne Billecart-Salmon's impressive cellar

Best cellars
  • Chris Boiling
  • 2022-10-27
The wine estates in the World’s Best Vineyards’ Top 50 list appear to have it all: great wineries, wines, hospitality, views and amazing cellars. Here is our pick of the cellars on the list…

Antinori Barrel room 2
1 Antinori nel Chianti Classico (Marchesi Antinori), San Casciano, Italy (position on World’s Best Vineyards’ Top 50 list: 1)

Salentein Cava
2 Bodegas Salentein, Uco Valley, Argentina (25)

3 Schloss Gobelsburg, Kamptal, Austria (50). Click here for the story behind this amazing cellar.

Pape Clement
4 Château Pape Clément, Pessac, Bordeaux, France (26)

Pacheca Cellar
5 Quinta da Pacheca, Lamego, Portugal (31)

Quinta do Crasto
6 Quinta do Crasto, Douro, Portugal (8)

7 Bodegas Vivanco, La Rioja, Spain (44)

Schloss Johannisberg
8 Schloss Johannisberg, Rheingau, Germany (5)

Craggy R Quarry Cellar
9 Craggy Range, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand (41)

Billecarte S Cellars
10 Champagne Billecart-Salmon, Champagne, France (12)

Catena Barrel Room
11 Catena Zapata, Mendoza, Argentina (9)

Chateau Mouton Rothschild barrel hall
12 Château Mouton Rothschild, Bordeaux, France (22)

If you think you have a more beautiful cellar, send photos to Canopy's editor: chris.boiling (at)

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