wine cellar


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

Example Sentences

She has built up an impressive wine cellar over the years.
Recent Examples on the Web Inside, the manse offers nine suites, 12 bathrooms, numerous reception rooms and an impressive wine cellar. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 7 Dec. 2022 We were led into an underground wine cellar, lit by hundreds of candles and a few high windows where the afternoon light leaked in. Teddy Minford, Vogue, 8 Nov. 2022 The family room has a fireplace on one end and a unique, high-tech feature: a mechanical glass door built into the floor that leads to an underground wine cellar. Dallas News, 2 Apr. 2022 L'antica Pizzeria Da Michele is now open in the West Village, complete with a charcuterie bar and wine cellar basement. Claire Stern, ELLE, 10 Feb. 2023 The idyllic Motse Camp has been drawing visitors for years thanks to its luxurious suites, walk-in wine cellar, and the wide array of fascinating creatures that call the surrounding area home. Jared Ranahan, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2023 The house, custom built of British Columbian spruce logs, has wide-plank floors of salvaged ships' wood; a vaulted great room with stone fireplace; a chef's kitchen with walk-in pantry and dining area; a wine cellar; and a wraparound deck. The Week Staff, The Week, 15 Jan. 2023 The Capital Grille also has more than 350 wine selections, a wine cellar with more than 3,000 bottles, and private wine lockers available for annual lease. The Courier-Journal, 5 Jan. 2023 The entry area also features a see-through vertical wine cellar, ingeniously built into the grand staircase that leads to cozy seating areas and the majority of the bedrooms. David Kaufman, Robb Report, 27 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wine cellar was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Wine cellar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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