Everything you need to know about wine cellars.

At Wine Guardian, we’re not simply in the business of creating modern wine cellar equipment (Let’s talk about wine). We’re here to provide you with all the information you need to properly care for your fine wine collection. Looking to create a wine room in your home? Need a commercial-grade wine vault in your restaurant? Simply have a few questions about how to store wines? We’re here to help with everything. If you’re looking to find expert advice, turn to Wine Guardian, the wine cellar cooling professionals.

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Water-Cooled Systems

Wine Temperature Control Technology

Wine Guardian’s water-cooled units are ideal for geothermal, cooling tower and lake water applications. View the water-cooled system datasheet. No warm condenser air connections are required, so a water-cooled wine cellar air conditioner can be a good solution when warm condenser air venting is an issue. Completely self-contained systems provide optimal temperature and humidity control

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How To Protect Your Wine Collection In Hot Climates

Wine Cellar Cooling in Your Area

Certain climates challenge conventional long-term storing and aging of wine. Wine cellars in warm climates have unique requirements that should be considered before plans for a wine cellar or room are even drawn up. For collections large and small, the more extreme the environment, the greater the need for a properly engineered wine cooling system.

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Considering Solutions For a Large Wine Cellar?

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To us, large wine cellar cooling systems are a big deal. Is your wine collection bursting at the seams? Before you create—or upgrade to—a large space to store and age wine, expect versatility from a standard unit to facilitate success. The right planning, experienced contractor, and robust wine cellar cooling unit are the perfect combination

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Wine Collection Insurance

Wine Storage

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 insurance policies do not cover losses to wine collections.  The most common losses in wine collections come from power outages, temperature control system failures,

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Selecting a Wine Cellar Builder/Contractor

Wine Cellar Construction

When selecting a wine cellar builder, choose a contractor who knows wine rooms from top to bottom. Selecting a wine cellar builder can be a difficult task. Finding the right craftsman with a flair for your style and your budget can be challenging. The contractor not only has to have the technical ability to install

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How Humidity Affects Wine

Wine Storage

Wine Storage Humidity 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 than

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How to Heat a Wine Cellar

Wine Cellar Construction

Should I heat my wine cellar? In many cases, especially in northern climates, heating your cellar will be necessary. If you have a cellar which will be subject to ambient temperatures below 55°F (13°C), you'll need to protect it with a heating coil. Without the ability to heat, a cooling unit can do nothing if

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Sensible vs. Latent Temperature

Wine Temperature Control Technology

All heat is not created equal. Houston vs. Dallas. Kuwait vs. Riyadh. Merida vs. Monterrey. Anyone who has travelled to desert areas and rain forests knows that there's a big difference between dry heat and wet heat. And at Wine Guardian, we know the difference too. When a refrigeration system operates it can cool, reduce

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Wine Cellar Cooling In Commercial Spaces

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There are many reasons to store, age, and display wine in a commercial space. Wine cellars, rooms, walls, and cabinets serve a practical purpose, lending an air of sophistication to restaurants, bars, residential buildings, and wine shops. As wine culture continues to grow in popularity, so have the ways in which wine can be stored

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How to Design a Wine Cellar

Wine Cellar Construction

Finished your plans for framing, building a vapor barrier and insulating your wine cellar?  The next step is to ponder wine cellar design and the different design elements and decide which ones you would like to add. What about electrical outlets or lights? Sealed plastic boxes should be used for: Outlets Switches Fixtures In order

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