Our wine cellar is climate controlled,by temperature, humidity, fresh air movement, light and vibration. The temperature is 53 degrees. The humidity is 67% and is all controlled by a sophisticated and alarmed systems. The provenance of the wines in our cellar is, from distributor to our cellar and then to you the end user. There are no middle men. We buy all our wines directly from the distributor, then go directly into the cellar and are sold directly to you the consumer. You can rest assured that we do not buy wine that someone else has previously owned or acquire, and no wines from any auctions of any sort.