The wine collection you keep in your custom wine cellar can help you cut the cost of buying wine, but only as long as you properly manage the collection. Many new wine cellar owners have made the mistake of placing bottles on assorted 10ft tall …
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Wine cellars are awesome, to anyone with an appreciation for wine. Wine must be stored “just so,” and wine cellars are the best places to create that specific environment. Once the decision is made and you’re going to have a wine cellar built, call Rosehill …
Plenty of people in the U.S. create the perfect conditions for wine storage by building a wine cellar for their home or business. Wine cooling units with humidity ensure that the atmosphere protects the wine, allowing it to age as beautifully as an Italian supermodel. If you haven’t gotten on the wine-drinking bandwagon, you may be wondering why go so far as build a room for a beverage? There are actually many compelling answers to that question that may make you want a wine cellar of your very own.
10 Reasons to be a Wine Drinker
Countless hobbies are shared and enjoyed by communities of avid participants, and being a wine connoisseur is among them. The more you know about wine, the more likely it is that you will recognize that wine is worthy of occupying European caves and wine cellars everywhere. The following are 10 reasons to drink wine:
1 – Those that regularly drink moderate amounts of wine have a lower risk of heart disease. The following are some health effects wine can have: Reduces risk of blood clots, reduces bad cholesterol, protects blood vessels in the heart from begin damaged, and helps maintain a healthy blood pressure.
2 – Wine helps to prevent decline of brain function. A study from Columbia University discovered that, compared to moderate wine drinkers, nondrinkers experience a markedly faster rate of brain function decline.
3 – An extensive Finnish study that was done over the course of 29 years found that drinking wine has the effect of prolonging life.
4 – If you’ve ever had gum disease, you know it’s not pleasant. Good news! If you drink red wine, it can help to prevent gum disease because of the polyphenols in the wine.
5 – Life have you down? If you drink between two and seven glasses of wine per week, it can reduce depression.
6 – When you pair certain wines with certain foods, the delicious flavors are enhanced. For instance bread and fish are perfectly paired with sparkling wine or champagne.
7 – You can reduce the risk of developing a cancerous tumor with the good oxidants contained in flavonoid-rich wines such as Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.
8 – Enjoying wine is something everyone can afford. Though the finest wine can cost thousands for a bottle, wine that is tasty can be as affordable as $20 or less.
9 – Unwinding is good for you. Stress can roll away when you drink wine.
10 – Wine is truly fascinating and drinking it is justification for using words such as fleshy, brawny, supple, and hints of oak.
Be sure to contact us at Rosehill Wine Cellars if you decide to store your own collection of wine. We will install wine cooling units and all of the other necessary components for proper wine storage.
The most complex and interesting wine grapes typically grow on vines that have a stressed environment in which there is a struggle to get proper nutrients and water. The best wines go through painstaking processes, such as temporary storage in oak barrels; even barrels from …
Wine cellar construction is our passion at Rosehill Wine Cellars. Much of the satisfaction we derive from our work is in sharing little known facts. Only about 2% of wines sold are meant to be aged. The other 98% are intended for immediate consumption. Wine …
At Rosehill Wine Cellars, we have a passion for cellar construction that rivals the delight a wine connoisseur has in tasting a perfectly aged red wine. Ultimately, it all really is about the wine, isn’t it? We are so devoted to the art of wine cellar construction that we freely share the basics of getting the job done right. The possibilities for creating a custom cellar to fit your space, your needs, and your spirit of adventure are limitless. In the end, all wine cellars need a few essential attributes, to be sure the purpose of the cellar construction is achieved.
Secrets of Proper Wine Storage
There are different storage needs for different wines. The average wine drinker can make use of a wine cellar, but wines that are ready to drink aren’t improved while being stored. When it comes to storing fine wines and monitoring the wine so that it can be enjoyed at the time of maturation, a wine cellar is a precious commodity.
A wine cellar may be more complex than many realize because it must be a place where the following elements are staunchly in place:
- The correct temperature
- Stability of temperature
- The right level of humidity
Secrets of Wine Cellar Construction
A handcrafted wine cellar may be built to impress others, built to satisfy the personal vision of a sommelier, or built with nothing but the wine itself in mind. Every wine cellar should have certain elements in common. These common attributes are the core of the matter of building the perfect environment for wine storage and management.
While these secrets may have been around for a long while, at Rosehill Wine Cellars, we cherish them. No matter how elaborate or unassuming the construction projects we undertake, they have these basic components in common, as all wine cellars should:
- The perfect location, which gets the least amount of sunlight possible.
- A vapor barrier.
- Appropriate insulation, which depends on the types of walls in the cellar.
- Floors that are properly insulated.
- Moisture-resistant drywall.
- The right kind of glass, if glass doors and/or windows are used.
- Kick plates.
- Cooling systems.
Of course, there is much more knowledge required, to put this information to proper use. But these are the true secrets of top quality cellar construction. Contact us at Rosehill Wine Cellars, to discuss plans for your dream project.