Blog posts of '2018' 'October'

The Beauty and Function of Custom Wine Racks

Wine collection has always been something that classy and wealthy people are known for. If you have a healthy collection you need a place to have it stored properly. This is where custom wine racks come in handy. They perform a better job of it when compared to the ready-made wine racks available. You shall also get other benefits from them you cannot reasonably expect of the ready-made kind.

They for one look better. You can have the design of the modern wine racks match that of the rest of the kitchen or cellar. It also presents the proper way of storing wine bottles. The rack also helps preserve the flavor of the wine, since the cork is kept moist.

It shall also be easier to get this rack set up in the house. Ready-made wine racks cannot have their structure altered, which limits how far you can go with them. Buying one that ends up not fitting shall be a waste of time and money. The custom option allows you also to fit in as much wine as you have collected, yet not waste space in your house.

Your house also grows in value. When it adds that old world charm to it, the house appears grander than it was. You also get to save the house from further damage, which is the case when you try to push in a ready-made rack. This is why it is important to ensure you get a custom wine rack fitted with the right insulation.

When it comes to investing in a custom-made wine rack, you need to be ready to spend more than the alternative. While it shall cost more, the overall benefits you get far outweigh the costs involved. You also have to think of durability, since the ready-made ones shall have you replacing them in no time. And then so after a while. The custom made ones are longer lasting since there is more attention to detail, craftsmanship and quality of materials used.

There is a lot that justifies the push to have custom wine racks made for your kitchen or cellar. You can do so if you wish to have a better-looking kitchen or cellar. You can also decide to do so purely out of the more access and practical needs you have. It shall be easy to install since the parts are designed then assembled right there in the house. The best service providers also have the necessary experience to advice you on what to think of for yours. As the years go by, you shall come to appreciate the investment you made in your rack even more. 

What is Wine? A Video Series

Learn about wine with Madeline Puckette of Wine Folly in this 7-episode series as she covers various aspects of wine drinking and wine consumption using a basic and easy-to-understand language. Expect to be surprised to know about some fundamental secrets of wine!



In the early 1970s, Jerry Lohr first planted grapes in the district of Monterey’s Arroyo. In the 1980s, he saw the potential for great Cabernet Sauvignon in the Paso Robles region and began vineyards there. For more than four decades, Jerry Lohr has been synonymous with quality. After almost fifty years of winegrowing and celebrating eighty years, Jerry Lohr has not slowed down.

He continues to explore, learn, and lead in all aspects of the industry. Launching the new 2013 J. Lohr Signature Cabernet Sauvignon. Receiving Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s ‘American Wine Legend’ Wine Star Award. Being honored by Wine Business Monthly with the ‘Innovator of the Year’ Award. The accolades reflect the admiration and respect of his peers and an acknowledgment of Jerry’s place in California wine history. pioneering innovation on the Central Coast.

Classic barrel-aged Cabernet with high-toned fruit and a lovely bouquet of hazelnut and toasted pastry is one of our customers' favourites. Boasting layered fruit aromas of cherry and plum which are further accented by an authentic barrel bouquet of hazelnut, dark chocolate and toasted pastry. A great Cabernet Sauvignon to enjoy with friends or with bruchetta and barbequed meats.

This incredible Cabernet Sauvignon is available at LCBO.