Best Wine Cellar: Artevino II by EuroCave

I’m a collector.  I always have been.  When I was a child I collected dolls, coins, and rocks.  My tastes have evolved to include wine.  Collectors always seek ways to safely store and display our prized possessions.  For wine collectors, the Artevino II (265 30 01 3X) by EuroCave is one of the best wine cellars on the market for the money.

The Artevino II Wine Cellar has won the hearts of wine connoisseurs of all vintages and price points. Their stellar craftsmanship and amazing value impress wine lovers of all types.   This wine cellar’s flexibility between storing and displaying captured my attention immediately.

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Haier 16-Bottle Wine Refrigerator

Compact wine refrigerators have risen in popularity this year.  The focus on entertaining and networking brings folks together.  When people come together, providing them with a lovely glass of wine, at just the right temperature, enhances their experience.  They will remember your party for a long time to come.

The Haier wine refrigerator (model # HVTEC16DABS) sets a high standard in this market.  The reviews and ratings on this product outrank many competitors.

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The Perfect Tyme For A Whynter Countertop Wine Cooler Review


I am excited to tell you about the Whynter countertop wine cooler.  While the Whynter wine coolers are less well-known as some of the others, I’m hoping their marketing improves.

With a commitment to ‘going green,’ Whynter takes responsibility for their impact on our planet.  It isn’t every day we encounter a company which behaves in this way.

With that in mind, the design also focuses on the consumer.  Taking into account movability and usage of space, Whynter countertop wine coolers give their owners flexibility when and where they need it.

Consistently working toward joining form and function, their product innovations create an elegant addition to any interior design theme.

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Decanting Missouri’s Wine History

Possum Grapes (Image Source)

Growing up in the state of Missouri (post-prohibition) I have many fond childhood memories involving the indigenous wild grapes.

Often, during the fall of the year, my parents, sister, and I would collect several baskets of possum grapes from which my mama would make jelly and jam.  I also remember my daddy making homemade wine under the kitchen sink but, as memory serves, he didn’t use the possum grapes with which to do it.

Now, as a resident of Alabama and owner of this site, I find myself wanting to know more about the grapes back home.  In my research, I came across information which filled me with astonishment.

Missouri grape and wine history are world famous!  Who knew?  This was not taught in my public school, given the Puritan-nuanced, tee-totaling background of almost everyone there.

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Beverage Center: Koldfront 7 Series 18-Bottle Thermoelectric Wine Cooler

 Hey!  We’re glad you’re back!  In our attempt to write one article per weekday we’ve learned quite a lot in doing research on thermoelectric beverage centers.

We’ve encountered hundreds of reviews on different units.  We choose the wine coolers who boast the best consumer reviews across several websites.

By ‘best reviews’ we don’t mean ‘only the positive stuff’.  We also consider the poor reviews.  Let us tell you why.

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Through Love All Dregs Become Wine

Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine. Rumi

Wine, like music, transports us to other times, other places, through a mystical warmth filled with memories and nostalgia.  This is one reason oenophiles often purchase and lovingly care for vino which must age before they are enjoyed.

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AKDY® Has A Terrific 21 Bottle Wine Cooler

Hello!  I’m back again with another review!  I love writing about my passion:  wine coolers!  I hope you are finding them useful and helpful in your search for the perfect unit for your home.  I’d love to hear from you!  Leave a comment in the Comment Section below!

Today’s review is for the AKDY® 21 Bottle Dual-Zone Wine Cooler.

Whether you choose to use it on a table top or as a storage unit in your wine cellar, the AKDY® 21 bottle wine cooler allows you to enjoy your favorite wine in a most proper fashion.

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Laying Down Young Wines: Why You Need A Wine Cellar

“Laying Down” wine poetically describes the aging or maturing of your collection.  To do this properly, you need a wine cellar.

There are many wines which require maturation in order to become a pleasant tasting experience.  These wines are the antithesis of the pop-and-pour everyday wines.

Many cultures follow the tradition of laying down wines for special occasions.  Whether it’s the birth of a child, an anniversary, or some other notable event, laying down bottles of wine in commemoration is a long-standing custom.  These wines may take decades to mature.  If you’re facing an event of this sort where do you store them?


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Clay To Cans: Wine Storage Has Come A Long Way, Baby

According to, in 1996, archaeologists in northern Iran discovered some clay pot shards which were once used for wine storage.  After extensive testing, it was determined the wine was manufactured, not accidental fermentation, and it was 7000 years old.

Ancient wineries have been discovered in and near burial sites and religious temples around the world.  This expresses the mystical connection many faith systems have with the fruit of the vine.

I think all who appreciate a good glass of wine feels that connection.

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