How the wealthy saved their wine from the Great Fire Of London

This year marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and new reports have shown how the wealthy saved their fine wine from one of the most devastating fires in British history.

Great Fire of London

The 1660s was a disastrous decade for London, which was then the capital city of the Kingdom of England. In 1665, London was hit by the worst outbreak of the bubonic plague in England since the Black Death in the 14th Century, which wiped out around a third of Europe’s human population.

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