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Archive for June, 2008

Visit Wine Enthusiast’s Friends and Family Showroom Sale

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008 at 5:27:25 PM
by Erika S., Wine Enthusiast Companies

Shhh, we’re letting you in on a secret. As loyal blog readers who we truly consider our friends, we’re sharing our first Friends and Family Showroom Sale information with you. If you live in the New York Tri-State area, here’s what you need to know:


What: A large selection of Eurocaves, Portfolio Cellars, Silent Cellars and other Furniture pieces available for sale at near cost pricing.

Where: Our showroom at 103 Fairview Park Drive, Elmsford New York, just 45 minutes North of Manhattan. Directions can also be found here

When: Tomorrow, June 26th at 5:30PM and Saturday, June 28th 10:00AM-5:00PM

Bring family and friends and take advantage of this great opportunity to save big on some of our most popular wine cellars. If you’ve ever wanted a wine cellar in your home, now is the time.

Hope to see you all there! Leave a comment if you have any additional questions.

Please note: This sale is only taking place in our Elmsford, New York showroom and is not online or via phone.

The Simplicity of Stemless Wine Glasses

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 at 10:41:01 AM
by Erika S., Wine Enthusiast Companies

As we move into the Summer months when outdoor entertaining is commonplace, stemless wine glasses are everywhere. These casual tumblers place the wine directly in your hand. Oddly enough, the popularity of stemless wine glasses is recent, with people adopting them wildly over the past few years.

Building Your Wine Cellar: How To Prep Your Room

Friday, June 13th, 2008 at 12:53:27 PM
by Todd L., Wine Enthusiast Companies

Wine Cellar

If you are planning to build a wine cellar, there are certain steps that need to be taken in order for the room to perform properly and maintain ideal wine storage conditions of both temperature (55 degrees) and humidity (60-65% relative humidity). To ensure that this happens, follow our basic steps which involve common building materials, all obtainable from any building or home supply store.

  • Framing lumber
  • Green board (moisture-resistant sheet rock)
  • Rigid foam insulation
  • Vapor barrier (rolled plastic sheeting)
  • Floor tile (ceramic, porcelain or rubber)
  • Exterior grade insulated door

Wine Enthusiast’s Wine Cellar RV Meets Superman

Thursday, June 12th, 2008 at 11:21:37 AM
by Erika S., Wine Enthusiast Companies

Superman RV

Currently, John and the Wine Enthusiast Wine Cellar RV are en route from Riverside, California, to San Francisco. He is making personal visits to various West Coast customers, defining full-service wine cellar consultation and design.

As wonderful as we think John is, it looks like he’s parked himself next to a real “Super Man” in this picture. Can you guess where in the country he was when he took this photo?

To book your own appointment with John, fill out our Design Consultation Form or call us today at 800.377.3330.

A Quick Primer on Port and Port Accessories

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008 at 2:09:16 PM
by Josh F., Wine Enthusiast Companies

After Bordeaux, Port may be the most famous wine in the world. Everyone’s heard of it and millions have enjoyed it. But how much do you really know about Port?

Port SipperHere’s a quick rundown of the ins and outs of this popular sweet sensation. Yes, Port is a sweet wine and the real thing comes from Portugal, although so-called “Port” is made in many regions around the world. Port is a fortified wine, because to make it, alcohol (brandy) is added to the fermenting vats. This interrupts the fermentation because the high alcohol level kills off the yeasts. Thus, a high quantity of grape sugar remains in the wine. There are several types of Port, each with its own distinct character and proper method of handling.