How to choose the perfect wine rack?



If you are a wine lover, then you must know the importance of wine racks. Wine racks provide an efficient solution for storage of wine bottles. In addition, they also serve as an important home décor element.Today, wine racks are more stylish and contemporary than ever before. They are available in array of designs, sizes and shapes. As a result, the task of choosing the perfect wine rack for home is definitely a confusing job.

Selection of the perfect wine rack involves consideration of several factors. Some of the factors that need to be considered are as follows –

Assess your needs – the first step of choosing the perfect wine rack involves assessing your needs. You need to ascertain the number of wine bottles you currently possess and how more you plan to collect in future. If you have a large wine collection then you should consider purchasing a large wine rack offering storage capacity for hundreds of wine bottles or else you may settle for an elegant table top rack.

Décor and available space – With an array of wine racks available in the market, there are surely many that shall complement your home décor. However, it is you who needs to decide the type of wine rack you would like to go for. Ask yourself whether you need a functional wine rack or a rack that adds to the home décor. In addition, you also need to consider the décor theme of your home. Wooden wine racks are perfect for antique oriented or rustic home décor.

Know about various types of wine racks – There are many types of wine racks available in the market. There are types that stand alone while many others can easily be mounted under the counter. Stand alone wine racks occupy a lot of floor space but they can hold several bottles and add as a decorative item also. Hanging wine rack is also a popular option but it can hold limited number of bottles only. In addition, they are not very expensive.

Budget – It is very vital to set a budget before you go shopping for wine rack. Wine racks are available in all budget and price range. Wooden wine racks are always expensive. On the other hand, wine racks made out of wrought iron or steel are budget friendly as well as erotic.


Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on February 19th, 2011

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