Storing your Precious Wine in the Right Kind of Wine Racks
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Published 12/8/2013 | Food & Drink
Storing your precious wine in the right kind of wine racks
Wine aficionados all over the world just can’t think of compromising on storing their precious collection of wines in a haphazard way! So if you are a true wine connoisseur then you must have put in all the efforts to arrange for the ideal wine racks that will stock your so-called ‘liquid treasure’ in the right way. If you store your wines in the right kind of wine racks then the rich and distinct flavors of your wines can be retained for a prolonged period of time.
As far as wine racks are concerned you will be absolutely spoilt for choices, as there are innumerable varieties of wine racks to choose from in numerous designs, styles and materials that are sure to complement your lifestyle, tastes and budget. These highly functional wine racks are mainly available in wood and metal featuring intricate designs and styles and provide maximum storage capacity for your treasured wines.
The art of wine making is ancient and so also wine racks and traditional wine cellars that have come down through the ages to store wine in the proper way to retain their original flavors. With advancement in technology newer and more superior varieties of wine are being produced. This has led to the construction of a wide variety of wine racks in both traditional as well as modern designs and materials to make wine storage more convenient and functional.
Since times immemorial wooden wine racks have been traditionally used for wine storage. So whenever you think ‘wine’ your mind surely conjures up images of those huge wooden wine cellars in the storehouses of Scottish, French or other European wine producing regions.
Wooden wine racks have a great many benefits and are always more preferred by wine lovers to store all their cherished wine collection. Wooden wine racks are easy to use and assemble being lightweight yet sufficiently durable. Wood is natural and thus environmental friendly. Wooden wine racks can complement almost any kind of traditional or modern home/office décor. The most common varieties of wood used to make wine racks commercially include pine, cedar, spruce, fir/hemlock, oak, beech wood, etc. Make sure while choosing the designs of the wine racks that the cross-sections are at least 3/8”x 3/8” so that the racks can withstand the pressure imposed upon them by each wine bottle.
Moving on from wood to metal, wine racks in metal are equally strong and durable and can last for the entire lifetime. They are available in a variety of colors and textures, fancy designs, unique shapes and contemporary styles. Most metal wine racks are made of steel coated with anti-chip high quality paint or powder or is electroplated. Metal wine racks made of stainless steel are very high on quality and durability than basic steel. So you can expect to pay a higher price for pure stainless steel wine racks as you need not worry about chipping or corrosion in the long run. Wrought iron wine racks are also popular that come in unique designs and styles.
While storing wine in metal wine racks, make sure that your metal wine rack is made of heavy gauge metal wires and has strongly welded joints so that it can easily hold the weight of the stored wine bottle(s).
So by installing the right kind of wine racks to hold your increasing collection of wine bottles you can surely free up space in your personal wine cellar or wine bar at home/office. You can choose from varieties of wine rack storage systems such as grid wine rack storage, short, diamond cube, wine tasting table, wall wine or tree wine rack storage systems to match your décor and storage needs.
You can also indulge in custom-made wine racks that will perfectly fit into your home or office décor, their heights and widths, designs and styles will be constructed according to your needs and desires. So now you can showcase your prized collection of assorted wines to friends and guests with such a custom made wine rack storage placed at your cellar or wine counter at home/office.
So it’s time to raise the toast to all the special occasions in your life celebrating each of the marvelous moments with the choicest of wines stored in the best wine racks! So say cheers! To good wine and good life!