The answer: yes, because climate-controlled wine cellars ensure that your wines are always stored in the perfect conditions for maturation, and do not lose value or appeal because of improper cellaring.
If you don’t have a wine cabinet or a proper underground cellar, and that store your wine at room temperature or in an area where temperatures exceed 20°C, your wine will be affected within a couple of months. Important temperature fluctuations are even worse for your wine. Indeed, as we move into the summer months, where temperatures can fluctuate as much as 20°, the heat combined with these excessive swings in temperature can ruin any meaningful future for your wine within weeks.
Environment stress visibly affects wine in the following ways:
Being able to prove provenance and proper cellaring will be the main determining factors to maximise return on your investment – should you wish to sell your collection one day.
For more information and an easy step-by-step guide to choosing the right
wine cabinet for your needs, check out our ‘Vintec Wine Cabinet Buying Guide‘ (PDF, free download):
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