Wataru Iwamoto, a sommelier-cum-concierge, demonstrates how to serve wine inside a room during a press preview at the Wine Apartment in Tokyo September 30, 2013. For those who have trouble finding the... more 
Wataru Iwamoto, a sommelier-cum-concierge, demonstrates how to serve wine inside a room during a press preview at the Wine Apartment in Tokyo September 30, 2013. For those who have trouble finding the space to store big wine collections, the new apartment block in Japan with an in-house cellar and a visiting sommelier could be the perfect place to live. The aptly named Wine Apartment, a 10-storey building in Tokyo's posh Shibuya district, features a temperature- and humidity-controlled room in the basement for 10,000 bottles. Each of the 18 units comes with a wine fridge for 26 bottles and a rack for glasses. Monthly rents for the apartments of 42 to 46 square metres (452 to 495 square feet) run from 239,000 yen to 258,000 yen ($2,400 to $2,600), about 30 percent above the market price in the area. Picture taken September 30, 2013. To match story JAPAN-WINE/APARTMENT REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN - Tags: SOCIETY REAL ESTATE BUSINESS) less 
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