|Posted on 30 November, 2015 at 0:40|
Points to Consider When Buying a Custom Wine Cellar
(Design below by Kathleen Valentini)
Building a custom wine cellar used to be the privilege of the rich, but that is no longer the case. Unique, tailor-made wine cellars are more accessible than ever and are a fast-growing trend in new home construction.
Still, to say that a cust...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 31 October, 2015 at 21:35|
I had the pleasure of working on a couple of William Lyon Developments in Orange County designing, building and installing their wine cellars in the new models. Congratulations to all involved in making this beautiful development such a success. The models are now open to the public and I encourage you to go see them!
... Read Full Post »
|Posted on 28 September, 2014 at 21:30|
On storing wine: Keep the temperature constant. For proper aging of wine, refrigeration is a MUST in most parts of the world; even a below-ground cellar is not cool enough!
Please do not store your wine in a "wine jail", on your counter or in any room that reaches over 70°F as the wine begins to oxidize. An ideal temperature for storing a ALL wine collection is 55°F (12.2°C). Letting the temperature drop below 55°F won't hurt the wine; it'll only slow down the aging ...Read Full Post »