How to Design a Wine Cellar

Design around common pitfalls with the expertise of a sommelier and wine educator Optimally housing and caring for a wine collection requires more than just a pretty room. Whether a household drinks 300 bottles a year or 30, an uninformed design layout can end up having a permanent effect on a home’s overall performance. Often, designers are not aware of the needs of wine collecting, resulting in storage and display that may be aesthetically pleasing, but does not preserve the bottles as they should or address a particular client’s drinking or entertaining… Read More

How To Design A Custom Wine Cellar For Your Home

Increasingly, oenophiles are choosing sleek, designed “wine rooms” that keep bottles cool and also show off cool collections. Like many rooms in the house that need an occasional tweak, your wine storage is an area that should be renewed for a number of reasons: better access to your bottles, to accommodate a growing inventory or update with new technology. But there’s another reason: giving your wine collection a place in your everyday life by integrating it into your living space. “What we’re seeing now—especially in new developments—are all these incredible wine rooms… Read More