Wine cellar design trends have evolved as people begin to envision their wine cellars as not only a place to store their collections, but as a personal design statement, similar to the display of treasured works of art. New Canaan-Darien-Rowayton Magazine talks with Erin Hedley of Revel Custom Wine Cellars in the latest HOME section of their publication. Read article here
When collectors saw this new vision for wine cellars, that their wines could now be showcased, yet with the functionality and efficiency of traditional wine cellars, the trend became a standard with the higher end wine cellar designers.
The next wave came when collectors realized that if they were going to spend a lot of money on a cellar to store their prized collections, they wanted it to look good as well. Thus, statement cellars emerged, along with a move toward glass-encased, well-lit wine rooms. More contemporary materials such as steel, aluminum and acrylic became available. And cellars were no longer only consigned to the basement. Now, dining rooms, kitchens, stairwells and entertainment spaces are typical locations for wine cellars.