wine cellar


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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Among them: an infinity pool, a wine cellar, eight bathrooms, six bedrooms, a bar, and a gym, according to a rental listing. Dan Barna, Teen Vogue, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Residence in Sydney Revealed," 14 Aug. 2018 The lower portion of the house has a billiards room, a wine cellar, a screening room and a gym. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Onetime Malibu Home Sells for About $50 Million," 1 Aug. 2018 The three-story house features 11 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, butler's pantry, wine cellar, and screen room for 20. Maria Carter, Country Living, "A 12-Bedroom Cottage That Once Belonged to the Carnegies is for Sale," 20 Aug. 2015 Bakh says the lower level, currently envisioned with a 14-car garage, can be turned into a wine cellar, indoor pool, or something else the eventual buyer desires. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "‘Livable version’ of Philip Johnson’s Glass House hits the market," 13 Sep. 2018 Its lovely setting includes gorgeous green-velvet chairs and a towering glass wine cellar at its heart. Kate Washington, sacbee, "If Allora can learn to relax a little, it will be one of the city's best restaurants | The Sacramento Bee," 11 May 2018 There will be food and wine pairings throughout the park, including a five-course Italian lunch at Tutto Gusto wine cellar and similar events at Spice Road Table and Restaurant Marrakesh. Fox News, "7 fall wine festivals that aren’t in California," 13 Aug. 2015 Request the Casa Baloco, a seven-bedroom gem, or the Casa Don Sancho, a palatial ten-bedroom house with a wine cellar and a pedigree: the groundwork for Cartagena's independence was laid here (weekly rentals from $16,000). Maureen Orth, Town & Country, "Inside Cartagena," 11 Jan. 2013 In a popular neighborhood bustling with art galleries, fine restaurants, shops, and wine cellars, ample yard space is a rarity. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "A Glass House In Venice Beach Brings Outdoor Living Inside," 17 May 2016

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First Known Use of wine cellar

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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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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to enclose within walls

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