As Lord Byron once said, sad wine graces, awakens the old, inspires the young, exhausts to forget his toil. You will rarely find someone who doesn't enjoy a good glass of wine and if you do, they might not be honest with you and secretly enjoy a sip or two. But you don't have to hide your love for wine, in fact, we encourage you to make a statement about it with the space in your house that is dedicated specifically to your wine collection.
Not many people can boast of their private wine cellar, but why can't you? There is a common misconception that wine cellars are a very luxurious feature that only pure castles and plantations can incorporate. That is absolutely wrong. Wine cellars can consist of various shapes, sizes and styles that can be accommodated in almost any type of home, including your home.
The purpose behind this article is to get you going with the idea of improving your home with a wine cellar knowing that it doesn't have to explode your budget or destroy your home. A wine cellar can be as big as an airplane hangar, buried deep underground and filled with old wine barrels, but it doesn't have to be! The small cupboard dedicated to displaying your wine collection in your dining room is still a wine cellar. There are so many types of wine cellars that make it impossible to be generalized like this, so the point is you have to figure out how much space you want to offer to the wine cellar and then keep looking for the right design. to fit that space.
If you have a spare room in your house, you can make a rather large wine cellar but if you are quite limited with space, the wine cellar can be tethered to the kitchen, dining room, or living room.
Ideally, you should try to place a wine cellar in an underground location such as your cellar. The reason is the delicious wine which makes it very dependent on proper climate control. This is something that can make or break your wine cellar, and therefore, your wine as the perfect temperature for keeping wine is around 55 degrees. If the temperature is significantly higher, the quality and taste of the wine will suffer greatly while temperatures that are too cold will make it age slower. Having an underground wine cellar means that you have to reduce your efforts to maintain optimal temperatures.
But what is the purpose of storing wine in your wine cellar if you cannot hold a degustation session on the spot? Now that you have a wine cellar, you should try to make a bar or at least a standing table that will give you the surface needed for wine tasting. Of course, this is mostly for room-size wine cellars, if integrated into another room, you will already have some sort of table to use. But even so, you have to make sure that you have a number of smaller needs such as wine glass shelves or at least wine glasses and some other barware items such as bottle openers to actually open wine bottles and then a set of empty cork stoppers that you have. can find it quite useful in many cases where the original cork is not good. You already have all that? Perfect, now it's time to invite some friends and provide a place for new wine in your collection. Enjoy!