What Are the Best Woods for Wine Racks?

| September 14, 2011

At Vigilant Inc., we choose the best materials for our wine storage products so they will last a long time. Our individual wine racks, wine cellar doors, Tuscan tables and modular wine cabinets are made from mahogany, a wood known not only for its beauty but its durability. We also offer our wine racks in pine, which accepts stain well and can be sourced locally. Here is a closer look at these materials.

Wine Cellar Organization Tips

| August 16, 2011

Keep your wine cellar organized with these helpful tips

What is Proper Wine Storage?

| May 16, 2011

Proper wine storage is essential for keeping your wine at its best and from aging prematurely. Below are some things you should know about proper wine storage: 1. The best temperature for storing wine is a constant 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Avoid dramatic fluctuations in temperature. 2. Wine is disturbed by vibration. This can […]

What Kind of Furniture Can I Add to My Wine Cellar?

| April 26, 2011

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. You can even find pre-stained furniture to match your […]

Wine Cellar Cooling Systems

| March 29, 2011

You’re planning to build a wine cellar and you want to make sure your wine is stored at the right temperature. Storing wine properly will protect your investment for many years to come, so it’s important to plan accordingly. There are several different kinds of wine cooling systems. Here are three main types and how […]