Two Banks of Refrigerated Cabinets Store Wine Perfectly at Historic NH Hotel

| September 3, 2013

Refrigerated wine cabinets designed and handcrafted by Vigilant Inc. provide perfectly chilled wine storage for the new SALT Kitchen and Bar at the Wentworth-by-the-Sea Hotel in New Castle, N.H. Vigilant designers, woodworkers and installers completed the construction of the distinctive wine refrigerators during the remodeling of the dining room and chef’s bar at the historic […]

Wine Bottle Closure: Put a Cork in it? Maybe Not!

| April 19, 2012

Wineries are trading the romance of the “pop” for more practical screw caps Wineries in Spain are forbidden by law to close their bottles with anything but natural cork. Elsewhere, wineries from New Zealand to California are debating the relative merits of plastic corks, natural corks and screw caps. As specialists in long-term wine storage, […]

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 […]

Importance of Humidity in a Wine Cellar

| April 13, 2009

Today we are going to discuss the importance of proper humidification in your wine cellar. Often overlooked, maintaining proper humidity in your wine cellar environment is paramount to preserving your wine collection. Many people do not understand that when a wine cellar is cooled to a temperature of 55-60 degrees F, a conventional wine cellar […]

Wine Cellars Need Proper Conditioning

| April 13, 2009

When building a wine cellar, one of the most important factors to consider is the proper conditioning of the wine. The enemies of wine can easily wreak havoc on the condition of any wine cellar and its precious cargo, the wine. Vigilant’s wine cellar designs account for the need of proper conditioning and all our […]