Why Build a Wine Cellar?

| May 3, 2010

No longer limited to the wealthy, home wine cellars are now an affordable option for most homeowners. That little-used closet might make an ideal site for a home wine cellar, as can a spare bedroom or section of the basement. Why should you build a separate wine cellar? Avoid the heat . First of all, […]

Where should I put my wine cellar?

| April 26, 2010

One of the first considerations when building a home wine cellar is where to put it. Two things should be paramount: convenience and temperature. Even the most beautiful and luxurious wine cellar won’t get used if it’s difficult to reach or far from your dining area. Temperature is a major factor. Wine keeps best in temperatures […]

Where to Find Ideas for Home Wine Cellar Designs

| April 19, 2010

You’ve decided that a home wine cellar is something you’d like to build. You want to store your wine at a constant, cool temperature, be able to have the wine all together and like the thought of a stylish, wood-paneled wine cellar. But, where do you begin designing your room?   Libraries – Most public […]

Why is controlling wine storage temperature important?

| April 13, 2010

Maintaining a constant, cool temperature is the best way to preserve your wine collection. Avoid temperatures over 70 degrees Fahrenheit, as that will age wine too rapidly. Also stay away from drastic changes in temperature. The rapid change from heat to air conditioning will force a wine cork outwards and allow air to enter the […]

Does my wine storage unit have to be huge and expensive?

| April 5, 2010

Don’t hold off building a home wine cellar because you don’t have the space or the funds for a whole room installation. A home wine storage unit may be as small as a single wine cube or as large as your imagination. On the smaller end, wine storage units may be a multi-cube tower in […]