Rough stone walls and barrel-vaulted ceilings create a wine cellar with warmth and old-world charm. This European-style home rests on 4.5 acres in a serene, private enclave in California's Lake Arrowhead community.
Enjoy a quiet wine tasting for two or host a small dinner party in this wine cellar with brick walls and stone floors. The cozy, small space makes it perfect for intimate gatherings or romantic evenings.
Wine aficionados will delight over this contemporary wine cellar. Boldly patterned wallpaper makes a striking accent wall in the back of the room. Opposite the wine racks, floating shelves and cabinets hold glasses and other accessories.
A neutral toned Tuscan wine cellar has tile floors and a table and chairs with brown leather seat cushions. The table and chairs make it possible for entertaining to take place in the cellar, in addition to wine tasting.
Yes, it's true; this state-of-the-art kitchen comes with its own wine cellar. To ensure that the feature complements the rest of the room, the design team outfitted the glass door with a copper handle and matching hinges.
Artful beaded globe pendants light the bar area of a contemporary wine cellar in this casually elegant Newport Beach, California, home. Backsplash tiles and upholstered contemporary barstools bring character and style to the space, while white walls and a wood ceiling add a relaxed vibe that makes the space ideal for entertaining.
Entertaining takes a high-end, custom turn in this game room with a large built-in wet bar and humidified wine cellar. Bertoia barstools surround the marble countertop, highlighted by under-cabinet lighting. Mahogany cabinetry and shelves provide functionality in this posh space.
A finished basement is a dependable enough investment by itself — but adding a luxury wine cellar is an increasingly popular remodeling project that also adds value and is even becoming a baseline expectation in some markets. Spend your money wisely to get the best return: “The most important feature of a wine cellar is temperature control,” says Mike Tenhulzen, owner of Tenhulzen Residential, who installed the cellar shown here. “A reliable chiller with humidity control is well worth the initial investment, and LED lighting is ideal because it doesn’t give off any heat.” Also, make sure you go the extra mile to treat the perimeter of the room properly with vapor barriers, weatherstripping and insulation in order to protect your precious cargo.
A favorite corner of the house is the the wine room, modeled after an old cellar resurrected with modern materials. Stainless steel chillers were installed into the patterned grey stone slabs to limit the refrigeration behind the glass doors. This keeps the homeowners from having to cool the entire room, making the space a cozy corner to comfortably enjoy a glass of wine. A conversation piece was added to the ceiling with the chandelier made of wine corks.
On the other side of the room, a small table becomes the perfect spot to host a tasting with friends or a date night with a loved one. In addition to being fully functional, the cabinets are visual stunners.
Anchored at the end of a large, open floor plan living space is a chic wet bar with barstools. The frameless glass wine room is outlined with bookmatched wood walls and ceilings, creating a space that features the homeowners' sophisticated style and taste.
The wine room of this five-story Boston brownstone is full of the homeowners' collection. Traditional coffered ceiling brings architectural interest to the space, which is grounded by tiled floor. A simple table with industrial-style chairs is the perfect spot to sample favorite wines. Photography by Andy Caulfield