Are you building a wine cellar on a budget? The cost of building a wine cellar can seem daunting at first, but here at WineRacks.com we believe wine storage comes in all shapes and sizes. How much it costs to build a wine cellar depends heavily on several key factors, but building a wine cellar on a budget is entirely possible. Here are some key factors to keep in mind when building a wine cellar on a budget.
How to Build a Wine Cellar on a Budget
You’ll have many decisions to make when building a wine cellar, but deciding on the wine cellar location is the best place to start. Your wine storage doesn’t have to be a custom-built wine cellar anymore. Transform an offbeat niche or alcove, under the stairs, or a spare closet, you name it.
- Underground wine cellar
- Under stairs wine cellar
- Basement wine cellar
- Garage wine cellar
- Convert a Closet into a Wine Cellar
- Kitchen cabinet wine storage
Location is the most important factor to consider when building a wine cellar on a budget. Picking the right location can save you thousands of dollars in renovation costs, wine cellar cooling units, and more. Wine should be stored in a location without direct sunlight and in a place where temperature doesn’t fluctuate. We recommend an average temperature of 55 degrees Fahrenheit for all wine storage. Wine stored in cooler temperatures won’t damage your wine, however it will slow its development. Temperatures of 65 degrees or more will have a negative effect on wine the longer it’s stored. This is why many people decide on building a wine cellar in basements, closets and under the stairs. We have a free “How to Build a Wine Cellar” guide on our website that goes into more detail.
Building a Wine Cellar on a Budget is possible
An inexpensive route for wine storage would be to convert your existing kitchen cabinets into convenient wine drawers. For as little as $200 you can purchase wine drawers that store up to 12 bottles (or for a little over $300, store 24 bottles). These wine racks ship fully assembled and are designed to work with your already existing kitchen cabinets. Visit our Kitchen Wine Storage page for more ideas on storing wine in kitchens and dining rooms. Another great option would be to purchase Wall Series Wine Racks by VintageView.
Wine Storage Ideas for Small Spaces
We can maximize storage for even the smallest dimensions. No room for a dedicated wine room? No problem. Transform an offbeat niche or alcove, under the stairs, or a spare closet, you name it. We can design wood or metal storage for shallow areas, stark corners or narrow openings, and more. Check out our Vintage View slim storage solutions in metal – perfect floor to ceiling options where wood frames won’t fit.
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Vino Pins – Vintageview
Welcome to the intersection of wine and design. The Vino Series is an artistic, minimalist approach to bottle storage. Start with one bottle and let the interior designer in you run loose. Welcome to the latest in contemporary wine storage design.
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