wine cellar

noun

Definition of wine cellar 

: a room for storing wines also : a stock of wines

Examples of wine cellar in a Sentence

She has built up an impressive wine cellar over the years.

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Set on close to five acres, the Italianate house includes a music room, a lavish theater, 4,000 square feet of garage space for collectible cars and a two-story wine cellar to store the 65 cases produced each season. Neal J. Leitereg And Lauren Beale, latimes.com, "Hot Property: Hooray for Hollywood," 19 May 2018 The 15,000-square-foot mansion, named Bramasole, has a 3,000-bottle wine cellar, seven bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. Catherine Reagor, azcentral, "Just in time for summer: Price cut on Paradise Valley mansion with its own lazy river," 13 June 2018 The Beau-Rivage Palace hotel in Lausanne, on the shores of Lake Geneva, maintains one of Europe’s great wine cellars. Ray Isle, Smithsonian, "Your Next Favorite European Wine Region Isn’t in France, Italy or Spain," 23 May 2018 The roughly 1 acre of grounds also includes a guesthouse and a secondary structure that holds a wine cellar. Neal J. Leitereg, latimes.com, "The Manor in Holmby Hills is back on top at $200 million," 21 Apr. 2018 The approximately 10,000-square-foot main house includes six bedrooms, formal living and dining areas, a home office, a screening room, a wine cellar and numerous terraces. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Rob Lowe Asks $47 Million for California Estate," 22 June 2018 Oenophiles will appreciate the impressive wine list and free daily tours of the sprawling wine cellar. New York Times, "Looking for a Weekend Escape? Here Are 5 Family-Friendly Options," 6 July 2018 The resort-like aesthetic flows into the spacious wine cellar, which comes complete with a wet bar, and elsewhere, a pink and blue bowling alley provides a place for play. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "Home of the Week: Bel-Air mansion bathes its amenities in opulence," 23 June 2018 In the days before electricity and climate control, cold winters could easily halt the progress of fermentation in unheated wine cellars by sending the yeasts into a form of hibernation until temperatures rose again in the spring. Marnie Old, Philly.com, "Great Wine Values: Relax Riesling," 7 June 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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wine cellar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of wine cellar

: an underground room where wines are stored; also : a collection of wines that are stored in such a room

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