10 Pitfalls and Promises of Collecting Fine Wine

Jim Cash authors this post on some of the pitfalls and promises of collecting fine wine. Whether your motivation is to diversity your investments, delight your friends or simply to have a mature beauty to decant whenever the mood strikes, consider these tips. You can also read the article at these other online magazines: The…

Strategies for Stocking Your Wine Cellar

Ok, you’ve finally built your wine cellar. Now it’s time to think about what you stock and how you stock it. If you’re like me, you’ve probably read so many articles on wine collecting that it’s hard to know where to start. Most of them are for beginners, and almost none of them offer any practical advice as to the smartest method of acquiring wines. My goal with this post is to discuss wine acquisition strategies and perhaps create a feedback loop where our clients can share some of their own secrets for the benefit of other wine collectors.

Great Wine Cellar Design – What Does it Mean?

Previous blogs have been more about the wine within the world’s greatest wine cellars, as opposed to the cellar itself. This issue will be dedicated to the cellar, and more specifically, the design of a great cellar. Full disclosure is a must here – I am not impartial on the topic. Revel Cellars was founded…

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Is Wine a Good Investment?

So, is wine a good investment? This is a broad, complex and controversial topic.  It has been studied extensively, but results have been inconclusive.  As disclosed in Blog #1, the goal here is not to write about wine topics in general, but rather to select topics and present them in a way that is relevant…

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Life After Parker

OK, I know I’m a little late to the game with this blogging thing, but hopefully we will be providing our readers with timely and useful information from this point forward.  For those of you who don’t know me and don’t know Revel Custom Wine Cellars, I suppose a little background is necessary so that…