There’s nothing better than savoring that perfect glass of wine or sparkling champagne. At home and from your personal collection.
Well, maybe there's just one thing that is better: having that ultra deluxe wine cellar in which to store your bottled elixirs. For true oenophiles, a luxe wine cellar is a necessity. In addition to the requisite temperature-controlled setting and ample bottle storage, today's luxury wine cellar often features tasting tables, comfy chaise lounges and lighting worthy of a museum. These days it’s about utilizing the newest materials in wood, glass and metal to custom create that perfect wine cellar that reflects your specific style, whether it’s classic or contemporary. Wine cellars are no longer an afterthought but are now at the forefront of any luxury home.
So the time has come to pop the cork off your favorite bottle of wine or champagne, and make a toast to these five residences currently on the market in the United States that have the most effervescent wine cellars guaranteed to stir you up and wet your whistle.
This home includes a spectacular temperature-controlled master wine cellar with ample storage that will satisfy the most discerning oenophile.
Saddle River, New Jersey
Glass-enclosed wine cellars are currently one of the hottest trends in the wine cellar industry. One of the most luxurious features of this home is the glass-enclosed wine cellar, wine wall and wine display.
And there's more. A tasting room that is light, bright and airy.
New Canaan, Connecticut
This estate has every cutting-edge amenity imaginable, including a glass enclosed state-of-the-art mahogany wine cellar.
According to a New Canaan listing agent, “[a]ny avid wine collector will fall in love with the outstanding wine cellar offered here, which is just one of countless premier features present in the home.”
This estate - dubbed Chateau de Chaumont - is inspired by the castles of the Loire Valley. This home blends authentic French-Romanesque architectural details with outstanding modern amenities, one of which is a wine cellar, unique in detail, situated behind an elegant curved brick wall with 200-year-old wooden doors imported from France.
Central Point, Oregon
This home - dubbed Bella Vista - rests amid 20 private acres overlooking the Siskiyou and Cascade mountain ranges, in Oregon’s Rogue Valley wine region. The lower-level entertainment center houses a temperature-controlled, 1,784-bottle wine cellar, adorned with a beautiful hand-painted mural of Tuscany.
Each of the wine cellars mentioned here vary in style - from Italian-inspired wine cellars to glass-framed wine rooms - but each has the luxe factor - a je ne sais quoi quality - that makes every one of them distinctive, that one-of-a-kind wine cellar.