Best Wine Cellars - Bon Appetit Magazine Excerpt

Best Wine Cellars - Bon Appetit Magazine Excerpt

June 01, 2009

Best Wine Cellars by Heather John for Bon Appetit

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... Financial consultant Elizabeth Barr and her husband opted for the 315W after much research. "As we shopped around for smaller wine storage options, most looked quite flimsy," Barr says. "The Sub-Zero was reasonably priced, relative to the other options, and a lot more solid." She says most of what is stored in their 315W is consumed within three weeks and is in the $12-to-$24 range. The nicer bottles are aged in a freestanding unit in the couple's basement. Vinotemp produces a 15-inch-wide wine cooler that holds 32 bottles. But the racking, or distance between shelves, is narrower than in the Sub-Zero, which means the Vinotemp can store more bottles, provided they are primarily the standard Bordeaux shape; it can't handle more than a few bulbous Champagne- or Burgundy-style bottles. ...

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