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Wine 01.22.14

Have You Considered a Wine Cellar?

If you have a passion for wine,perhaps you have dreamed about creating a space in your home to properly storeand care for your collection. Wine cellars are not just for seasoned wineconnoisseurs. Jim Brewer, a local wine sales distributor, points out that thereis a great selection of quality wines for under $20. Jim suggests that part ofthe fun of collecting wine is buying some of the less expensive wines, whichwill be ready to drink in a few years, and seeing how they turn out; you willhave some wonderful wines (and some not so wonderful) to enjoy in a few years.

When designing a wine cellarcareful consideration to temperature and humidity control insures the value ofaged fine wines, and therefore are an essential element of the design. Itis also important to factor in vibration, lighting and racking as well as theoverall design. A stepped display and open shelving allow for the proudpresentation of favorite finds. All these features play essential roles increating a stylish, highly functional wine cellar.

Imagine the freedom to purchasea good deal on a favorite wine by the case knowing it can be properly stored,the simple pleasure of

5 Comments Displaying 5 of 5 comments
  • Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL
    I don't have room for a wine cellar, but a wine cooler is kind of an essential in Florida if you have any interest in wine at all. Any tips on brands? It's very hard to find reviews on them, and the prices vary wildly.
  • Miriam I New York, NY
    These wine cellars are gorgeous! I enjoyed reading this. :)
  • Aquascape Inc. Saint Charles, IL
    Beautiful! A friend has a wine cellar and I'm quite envious of it. :)
  • Sharon Bothwell Ridgefield, CT
    Douglas, We do not specialize in wine coolers, but the only coolers our clients have purchased are the "Sub-Zero" wine coolers.
  • Sharon Bothwell Ridgefield, CT
    Thank you, Miriam & Jennifer!
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