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 […]

Small Wine Cellars

| March 17, 2010

Small wine cellars are becoming more and more popular as wine lover’s face a different type of economy now than a few years ago, when bigger was better. A small wine cellar does accomplishes just as much as a larger wine cellar, but just doesn’t have the space for entertaining; it’s a utilitarian approach. When […]

New Wine Cellar Project – Naperville, IL

| February 3, 2010

The Ingraffia wine cellar is quite amazing. Being well decorated, and perfectly enhanced with lights only tells a part of the story. This wine cellar contains both kit wine racks and stackable wine cabinets with custom wine cellar components. Additionally, the wine cellar has a set of Vigilant classic french wine doors and utilizes 5 […]

What are my cabinetry options when building my own wine cellar?

| April 13, 2009

Cabinetry is one of the first things to consider when you make plans to build your own wine cellar. The racks that hold your wine collection, whether in bottles or cases, are the single most important factor in your design. Cabinets also function to hold wine glasses, wine accessories and your library of wine books. […]

What are some useful wine cellar accessories?

| April 13, 2009

Sure, you expect a home wine cellar to be filled with bottles and cases of wine, but it’s the wine cellar accessories, that really individualize a wine room and maximize its usefulness. Wine Tools – Every wine cellar should include a couple of quality wine openers. You don’t want to have to run to the […]