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 […]

Vigilant Custom Wine Cabinets that Shine, Blink and Flash!

| February 6, 2014

Want to provide a unique entertainment space for your guests? Let Vigilant Inc. add some flair to your wine cabinets with energy-efficient adjustable colored LED lighting. This lighting choice dims and flashes a spectrum of colors and speeds, creating an array of custom lighting effects including strobe, mood, fade and others. Vigilant recently finished hand-crafting […]

Small Wine Rooms and Wine Closets

| October 31, 2013

Usually, below-ground spaces offer a great advantage when it comes to installing a traditional wine cellar. The natural cool and damp environment of a basement provides a space where wine cooling systems and humidifiers don’t have to work as hard to attain and maintain the perfect conditions for aging and storing wine.  However,  it doesn’t […]

Storage for Both Cigars and Wine in One Wall of Custom Cabinets

| June 3, 2013

Read how this homeowner combined his love for wine & cigars into one unique storage solution.

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, […]