Realizing that the cave maintained a 52-degree temperature throughout the year, the optimal temperature for wine, it was immediately decided to convert into a wine cave.  While cleaning out the debris inside, “… I discovered where hippies living on the property in the past had been growing you-know-what in the cave! No wonder the sheriff’s helicopter went over the inn every Thursday right after his lunch years ago, with the helicopter door open and some sort of device aimed in the direction of my cave….until he realized hippies no longer lived there and he stopped his weekly fly-bys.  Considering that Cliff Cottage was once the residence of Eureka Springs’ first Mayor, who knows what other secrets of the past these age-old bluffs might hold!