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 […]

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 […]

Controlling Wine Cellar Temperature

| March 23, 2011

Maintaining a constant, cool temperature is the best way to preserve your wine collection. After all, wine is an investment and certain conditions are needed to keep it that way. Temperatures over 70 degrees Fahrenheit should be avoided, as that will age wine too rapidly. If heat is trapped in your wine storage area or […]

Tips on Storing Wine

| January 11, 2011

Whether storing wine in a cellar, wine refrigerator or even a converted closet, there are some fundamental rules to follow in terms of light exposure, temperature, humidity, orientation, odors, vibration and movement. Though most of the wine we buy in the United States is meant to be opened within two to three years, you may […]

Wine Cellar Climates

| April 13, 2009

Wine cellars have never been more popular in the home than right now. People are remodeling their homes to include a wine cellar or wine room. Others have included a wine cellar in their wish lists for new home purchases. All over the country, wine cellars are being built, but are they being built with […]