Cellaring has become so much more than just storing wine, and storing wine has moved far beyond the cellar. Wine lovers’ living spaces have taken on the function and beauty of cellars by literally bringing those characteristics upstairs. Architecture traditionally reserved for the tasting rooms of premier French chateaus now fills the pages of Architectural Digest where it’s passed on to the passionate.
[Interior designer Mario Buatta's English country-style home in the Midwest.]
[The above home's vaulted wine cellar that doubles as intimate dining room.]
[Virginia home on a horse farm, completely renovated.]
[The Salamander Farm cellar, used as an intimate dining room.]
[Unreal Napa Valley farmhouse located on the Tychson Hill Vineyard property.]
[Vaulted cellar renovated and built to model the original vineyard cellar, with a 19th-century French cherry tasting table.]
[Modern home in Park City, Utah featuring indoor lap pool with acrylic rear wall.]
[Wine cellar carved into hillside, with built-in racks and table constructed of redwood once used in wine barrels.]
All images and homes courtesy ArchitecturalDigest.com.