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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This insane wine cellar can hold up to 1,000 bottles of your favorite reds and whites. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "This Mansion's 1,000-Bottle Wine Cellar Is Cooler Than Any Walk-In Closet," 21 Feb. 2019 Take the wife who spent her free time during her pending divorce in the wine cellar, steaming the labels off several hundred bottles from her husband’s prestigious collection, thereby rendering the collection worthless on the global wine market. Laura Wasser, Town & Country, "What Happens When Divorce Turns Into a Quest for Revenge," 12 Jan. 2018 There are also two fireplaces, a wine cellar, a four-car garage, and four elevator entrances. Jessica Flint, WSJ, "Luxury Living in the Atlanta Community That Is in the Hollywood of the South," 23 Jan. 2019 With a brick exterior and reddish front door, this home features hardwood floors throughout, skylights, a sleek kitchen and a wine cellar. Susan Moskop,, "Two town homes under $700,000 offer vertical living or verdant landscaping," 12 July 2017 This five-bedroom home features a private theater directly adjacent to the private wine cellar. Shannon Rooney,, "Dreaming of your own wine cellar? Check out these suburban Philadelphia homes," 26 Feb. 2018 Within nearly 7,000 square feet, there’s a living room, a double-island kitchen, a wine cellar, a theater room, five bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms. Jack Flemming,, "Nicolas Cage's former Victorian home in San Francisco lists for $12 million," 7 June 2018 The French presidential wine cellar holds 14,000 bottles regarded as so precious, few people are allowed to enter the room. Sylvie Corbet, Fox News, "Hidden underground world below French president put on view," 15 Sep. 2018 For larger collections—1,000 to 1,500 bottles—a typical wine cellar will run $25,000 to $50,000. Robyn A. Friedman, WSJ, "How to Protect Your Wine Collection," 13 Sep. 2018

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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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