New Wine Cellar Project – Greenville, DE

| October 1, 2010

Rockland Architects designed this truly magnificent custom wine cellar and tasting room. The tasting room sits right outside the glass enclosed wine cellar and allows the home owner to entertain conveniently near his collection in the wine cellar. This custom wine cellar features custom individual wine racks and custom countertops in granite. The room features […]

The Best Temperatures to Serve Wine

| September 21, 2010

The best temperature to serve wine depends upon the wine’s weight or body. Lighter red and white wines (think pinot noir or sauvignon blanc) should be served at lower temperatures than fuller-bodied, wines like chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon or merlot. Serving a wine at its optimum temperature improves flavor, aroma and structure (how it feels in […]

New Wine Cellar Project – Quebec, Canada

| April 15, 2010

The Lavoie wine room features a custom wine room door with custom sidelights separated from the door to create an exquisite entrance to the wine room. Inside the room, there are custom storage bins and shelving, as well as, custom individual high reveal display rows on the individual wine racks and cabinetry. This wine room […]

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 […]

New Wine Cellar Project – Massachusetts

| April 8, 2010

Installed by Charles River Wine Cellars This custom wine cellar shows us how truly decorative wine racks will look when they are stained and lacquered. The look is extended to the custom soffit and finished off with a stone facade under the custom arch. The bins are perfect for bulk storage and the recessed and […]