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Wooden Wine Rack Expresses Warmth As Well As Beauty

May 13, 2008
For those who just love all facets of fine wines, relishing marvelous dessert wines is an experience that calls for all of the senses, a full sensory adventure. This is one of the reasons why so many wine connoisseurs have a tendency to select a wooden wine rack to house their important collection of exceptional wines due to the beauty, warmth and function that wood offers.

Strength and Durability

Fine woods are inviting to the eye with their grains and textures and warm tones. A finely crafted wooden rack also appears warm to the touch and exudes not just a sense of strength as well as durability, but also an awareness of amiability that is very inviting.

Apart from the aesthetic reasons for selecting a wooden wine rack to guard your collection of fine vintages, there are some really pragmatic grounds for selecting wine storage cabinets made of wood. One of these reasons is the fact that wood is one of the best materials for absorbing vibrations.

When wine is aging, it has a need to be stored as with as little motion as possible to give it the chance to settle and let it not be disturbed. There are many low level vibrations that individuals become accustomed to and are really not cognizant of that and can interfere with the proper aging process of a fine wine. Storing your wine bottles in a wooden rack will help to lessen the vibrations since the wood itself can absorb much of them.

Another very practical reason for selecting a wooden rack to store your wine collection is that wood is a really long-wearing material. This is especially true of fine hardwoods which are frequently used in crafting wine racks. Naturally, the quality of the construction is important as well, so you will want to make certain that you select units that have been well-built.

Craftsmanship Quality

This is actually a rather simple criterion to meet, as most of the wooden units are built by craftsmen who take great satisfaction in their work and who have a fine eye for detail. Because of this, quality wood wine racks can be rather high-priced, but this is considered essential to wine aficionados who want to assure that the investment they have made in their wines is well guarded.

There is a huge variety of wooden styles that can be found to meet almost all wine storage needs. They range from quite small units that may only hold six to nine bottles of wine all the way to custom, built in wine racks that might encompass a whole room or fill a custom wine cellar.

The wooden wine rack also remains a popular selection for wine collectors because they can be bought as a wine rack kit or they can be custom made, and either choice will fit very well with any kind of decor. They can be custom finished with a stain or constructed out of a specific wood that will match your other furnishings and fit right into the decorating scheme.
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Listen to Corbin Newlyn as he shares his insights as an expert author and an avid writer in the field of fine wine. If you would like to learn more go to Wine Tours in New York advice and at Wine Tours in Southern California tips.
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