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Insuring Your Wine Collection

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Why Insure Your Fine Wine Collection? If something happened to your collection, would you be willing to pay for the replacement value of your fine wine collection in cash? Most homeowners policies do not cover losses to wine collections.  The most common losses in wine collections come from power outages, temperature control system failures, theft, deception, and

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How Humidity Affects Wine

Wine Storage

Wine Cellar Humidification Humidity is a critical, yet often overlooked feature in wine cellar design. A relative humidity (RH) of 50% to 70% is recognized as an adequate wine cellar humidity level, with 60% the ideal. Without ideal humidity, wine quality may be affected in a number of ways. When the humidity is higher

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Proper Wine Storage Temperature and Humidity

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As experts in the wine cellar, Wine Guardian is here to provide you not only with the products and systems you need to preserve your wine collection – but with knowledge and expertise as well. Look around our site and you'll find some basic tips relating to wine storage, beginning here with with ideal temperature

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How Wine Ages & Improves

Wine Storage

With help from some experts, you can have wine storage and aging down to a science. Wine aging, and its ability to potentially improve wine quality, distinguishes it from most other consumable goods. While wine is perishable and can deteriorate significantly, proper wine storage facilitates complex chemical reactions involving sugars, acids and other phenolic compounds,

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Drinking vs. Storage Temperature

Wine Storage

To enjoy your wine collection at its finest, temperature matters. When it comes to serving wine, one of the most critical guidelines is also among the most commonly overlooked. We’re talking about wine temperature. Incorrect wine temperatures affect both the taste and the nose of wine. Not only do wine temperatures vary by type of

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Understanding the difference between wine cellars and wine coolers

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A wine cellar is a dedicated space that stores wine. It could be in the basement, under the stairs, or in a closet. Used in conjunction with a wine cooling system and the appropriate racking, it will store the wine in optimal conditions for long-term aging. Successful long-term storage conditions include a consistent temperature between

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How Temperature Affects Wine

Wine Storage

We take expertise in wine cellar temperatures to a whole new degree. Maintaining the ideal temperature in your wine cellar is critical to the preservation of your collection. Temperature change is hard on a bottle of wine. If the temperature consistently fluctuates up or down several degrees, your wines will be compromised and may age

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