Guest Picks: Wine Rooms and Cellars
20 Decorating Ideas and Products for Avid Oenophiles
Here are some decorating ideas for creating character in a wine room or cellar, along with "must have" suggestions to enhance your wine experience. — Bonnie from Vintage Garden Gal
If you're serious about wine, controlling the temperature and humidity is a must. There are many sizes, shapes, and options for cellars — I like this smaller one with dual zone temperatures for smaller-spaced rooms.
Every wine room or cellar needs at least a few decanters. I love this shape: it's a real conversation piece.
I like re-purposing anything, and a cart like this could be another option for a coffee table in a wine room.
Do you have room for club chairs in your wine room? I like the idea of comfy chairs to enhance the relaxing wine experience.
What about a funky table for the wine room? After all, you want to create an experience for people.
What about an antique hanging chandelier? I found one for my wine room, and it catches everyone's eye.
Try vintage wine bottle holders to give your space character.
Chills bottles in a flash. Smooth and stream-lined, you'll never be in a jam about wine temperature again.
Essential for a wine room and entertaining — no more wine drips or marks. I like to use these because it makes it easy to entertain without a mess, and they fit easily into the top of the bottle.
I love this wine opener because it opens a bottle effortlessly.
I love the idea of having personalized stemware — it's such a nice, classy touch. Drinking from them even seems to add a certain sense of celebration.
A great tool to hone your senses for all the smells and flavors in wine. I was introduced to a kit like this in one of my wine classes, and it's a great way to learn what grapefruit, grass, apple, or any other flavors smell like in wine.
If you have a wine cellar, you'll want to store glasses for easy access. I love that this rack saves space, yet creates an atmosphere for a wine room or wine cellar.
What a great idea for serving wine and cheese in your wine room! You even have the option to personalize it.
This authentic barrel is a handsome coffee table choice for a wine cellar. I also like that it has storage inside.
Perfect seating for a rustic wine cellar — this instantly creates style and an intimate setting.
Love the shape of this beautiful decanter from Riedel: this will definitely stand out in any room.
This is a unique yet functional way to store your special wine bottle corks — perfect for a wine cellar setting.