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At Vigilant Woodworks, we choose the best materials for our wine storage products so they will last a long time. Our individual wine racks, wine cellar doors, Tuscan tables and modular wine cabinets are made from mahogany, a wood known not only for its beauty but its durability. We also offer our wine racks in pine, which accepts stain well and can be sourced locally. Here is a closer look at these materials.
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Lately, I have heard from readers who are tired of the wines they usually drink and want something fresh and exciting.…Continue
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The Wine Feed, a new Raleigh-based Internet wine retailer, is offering free delivery of bottles of wine within a two-mile radius of its Glenwood South…Continue
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Head to your local wine shop and gather an armload of pretty rosés. Revel in the colors, ranging from palest salmon to petal pink to almost vibrant fuchsia. A refreshing glass of one of these crisp, delicate wines is like summer…Continue
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Summertime wine drinking provides plenty of opportunities for a diverse range of selections. The heat of North Carolina’s summers almost demands light, crisp, refreshing whites, but the indispensible grilling favorites of burgers, ribs, and steak offers a chance to crack open some big, robust reds as…Continue
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1. The best temperature for storing wine is a constant 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Avoid dramatic fluctuations in temperature.
2. Wine is…Continue
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Catherine Rabb, owner of Fenwick's Restaurant and a senior instructor at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, North Carolina says Sundays are a little tough for her since she cooks brunch at her restaurant. She says the last thing she wants to do when she gets home is cook more. So she's developed a couple…Continue
Added by Lisa Englert on May 10, 2011 at 7:32pm — No Comments
Wall wine racks are the major component in a home wine cellar. The racks display the wine, allow you to keep track of your inventory and keep the wine horizontal (the ideal position for wine storage). There are many different types of wall racks, however.
Combining a few different kinds will give you flexibility in your storage area as well as create an interesting display. Some types of wall wine racks…Continue
Added by Stefanie Phillips on May 9, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Maintaining a constant, cool temperature is the best way to preserve your wine collection. After all, wine is an investment and certain conditions are needed to keep it that way.
Temperatures over 70 degrees Fahrenheit should be avoided, as that will age wine too rapidly. If heat is trapped in your wine storage area or wine cellar, it can have an effect on the taste of the wine. Also stay away from drastic changes in temperature. The rapid change from heat to air conditioning will…Continue
Added by Stefanie Phillips on April 26, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments
We got our hands on two free passes to the Portland Indie Wine & Food Festival, which will be held in NE PDX on Saturday, May 14th. It's a fantastic way to taste the wines of small, independent producers (who were picked to appear in the festival by juried tastings), as well as several wineries that used to be tiny and have since grown. Several restaurants also participate with food bites during the event.
Tickets are $75, but we've got two to give away, and have paired…Continue
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Boxed wines have come of age. A number of wineries are now boxing some of their higher end wines in boxes. According to April Schlanger, owner of Sip...A Wine Store in Cary, North Carolina, boxes can have a smaller carbon…Continue
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