Anatomy of a Refrigerated Wine Cabinet

| April 3, 2014

An elegant restaurant experience is created through a combination of dining room atmosphere, food presentation, interesting flavors, and wine. For clubs and restaurants with large wine collections, this means keeping wine bottles at perfect temperatures for serving and for long term storage. An increasingly popular appliance for the industry is the refrigerated wine cabinet. If […]

Answering the Wine Temperature Dilemma

| March 11, 2014

Having your wine stored under perfect conditions in your home or business can present many challenges.  First, there is not one magic temperature that is perfect for all wines at all times.  Are you storing old-growth Bordeaux’s for the long term or a Chardonnay for dinner tonight? Maybe you are doing both.  For simplicity, we’ll […]

How Big is a Wine Bottle?

| July 30, 2013

As a wine cellar designer and wine cabinet manufacturer, we design our wine racks and wine cabinets to fit all sizes of wine bottles, from magnums to splits.

Wine Bottle Closure: Put a Cork in it? Maybe Not!

| April 19, 2012

Wineries are trading the romance of the “pop” for more practical screw caps Wineries in Spain are forbidden by law to close their bottles with anything but natural cork. Elsewhere, wineries from New Zealand to California are debating the relative merits of plastic corks, natural corks and screw caps. As specialists in long-term wine storage, […]

What is wine cellar furniture and do I need it?

| April 13, 2009

While not essential, adding a few pieces of furniture when you draw up your wine cellar design can add a cozy touch to the room and give you a convenient place to sit and sip your wine. A table and a few chairs is usually sufficient. Vigilant offers a complete line of wine cellar tables […]