Risk of Wine Damage! Why You Shouldn’t Store Your Wines In The Garage?

Protect your wines from the harsh effects of the cold weather

Discover the risks associated with not storing your wines in a wine fridge to safeguard your wines during the cold winter months & festive season

The festive season is fast approaching us, and what better way to elevate your celebrations than by investing in a wine fridge to preserve your wines? Whether you’re a casual wine enthusiast or a dedicated connoisseur, having a dedicated space to store and showcase your favourite bottles can make all the difference.

In this article, we will explore the reasons why a wine fridge is a must-have addition during these colder winter months.

Optimal Temperature Control:

One of the primary benefits of a wine fridge is its ability to maintain a consistent and precise temperature. Unlike your regular refrigerator, which often fluctuates in temperature, a wine fridge provides the ideal environment for storing and aging wines. This ensures that each bottle is served at its optimal temperature, enhancing its flavors and aromas, and allowing you to fully appreciate the nuances of each sip.

wine is best stored (and served) at certain temperatures. In the long term, wine is best stored at temperatures between 11°C and 14°C.

Just like storing your wine in a hot or fluctuating room temperature is bad for the development of your wine, you should also avoid storing your wine at temperatures that are too low. If your wine freezes, it will lose its natural flavours and aromas.

Preserve Wine Quality:

During the holiday season, it’s common to have multiple bottles of wine open at once. Without proper storage, these bottles can deteriorate quickly, resulting in wasted wine and disappointment. A wine fridge helps preserve the quality of your opened bottles for longer periods, thanks to its controlled temperature and humidity levels. Say goodbye to spoiled wine and hello to extended enjoyment.

Expand Your Wine Collection:

The holiday season often calls for hosting special gatherings and dinners. A wine fridge allows you to expand your collection, providing ample space to store an array of wines. Whether you prefer reds, whites, or sparkling varieties, having a designated storage area allows you to curate an impressive selection for your guests. It also enables you to take advantage of seasonal wine sales and promotions, ensuring you always have the perfect bottle on hand.

Showcase and Organise:

A wine fridge not only provides optimal storage conditions but also serves as an elegant display for your collection. With various designs and sizes available, you can find a wine fridge that complements your home decor and adds a touch of sophistication to any space. Additionally, these fridges often feature adjustable shelving and compartments, allowing you to organize your bottles efficiently and access them with ease.

Convenience and Accessibility:

Nothing beats the convenience of having your favourite bottles readily available whenever the mood strikes. Instead of rummaging through cabinets or making last-minute visits to the store, a wine fridge ensures that your desired selection is always within reach. Whether it’s a quiet evening at home or a festive gathering, having a well-stocked wine fridge simplifies the process of serving and enjoying wine.

As you prepare for a joyous Christmas season filled with festivities and gatherings, consider investing in a wine fridge.

From precise temperature control to preserving wine quality, expanding your collection, showcasing your bottles with style, and enhancing convenience, a wine fridge elevates your wine experience to new heights.

Make this Christmas truly memorable by indulging in the pleasures of perfectly stored and served wines.

At Our Sommelier, we offer a wide range of temperature-controlled wine storage units that cater to storing wine bottles of various shapes and sizes.

This includes under-the-counter wine fridges and integrated units for the kitchen, as well as free-standing cabinets.

To explore our selection of wine fridges and cabinets, simply click the button below.

PROMOTION: We currently include a FREE wine coupon on all wine storage units purchased. The details of which are mentioned on the respective product page(s) and are valued at £25 or £50. Subject to being of the legal age to buy wine within the UK or when our promotion ends.

Already have a wine refrigeration storage unit, please check out our selection of wines from our wine delivery service here.

If you prefer to speak to our team regarding our range of wine storage units

call us on 0208 050 4601 or email us on sales@oursommelier.com.

Whatever the case – cheers and enjoy your holiday season!


Manufacturer’s Warranty & Delivery

 All of our units come with a 2-year warranty. The cost of our units include a 2-man delivery team who will deliver (Monday – Friday) to the ground floor of your building.

You can choose the date of delivery that best suits you.

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