DIY: Creating an Under Stairs Wine Room

| January 7, 2019

These clients had been dreaming of creating a wine cellar but didn’t have a lot of extra space in their home. After doing a little research and assessing the spaces available, they chose to use the closet under their stairs.

Stunning Wine Rooms and their Before and After Transformations

| October 18, 2018

At Vigilant, we believe any space can be turned into the wine room of your dreams. Whether it’s a closet, pantry, spare bedroom, office, you name it, we’ve created it.  Our design experts can maximize the number of wine bottles stored, even in the smallest spaces

DIY: Make Your Wine Room a Reality

| August 1, 2017

At Vigilant we’re out to prove that no matter the size of your house you can find a spot for a small wine room. In this blog we highlight one of our clients DIY wine room projects from start to finish.

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 […]

Wine — Cooked or Corked, It’s All Bad!

| April 14, 2010

1.corked 2.cooked 3.oxidized 4.sediment 5.sulphur 6.refermentation Even with modern winemaking, wine storage, wine cellars and shipping technology about five percent of all wines arrive at the table bad to some degree. Here are some tips about how to spot them. CORKING It all begins with a cork… Even in this day of high-technology plastics, many […]