Frequently Asked Question
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1. What is the right way to store wine? (Whites & Reds & Champs)
Maintaining the correct environment is essential if you are going to store your wines for an extended period of time. The desirable environment is a temperature range of 55-58° F and between 55% to 75% humidity. To maintain this environment you must isolate your cellar from any conditions that would compromise these desired ranges. This is accomplished with the use of vapor barriers and insulation.
3. What is a cooling unit and how is it different from an air conditioning unit?
In the process of cooling a room, air-conditioners and refrigerator dries out the air. They are not designed to perform properly in the 55-58° F and 55% to 75% humidity range. Because of this, it is necessary to buy refrigeration units designed specifically for wine cellars if you want to maintain the proper environment.