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Unmatched Client Satisfaction With The Vintner Individual Concave Rack

January 11th, 2018

If you’re going to have just one wine rack for your wine bottles, then better make it a show-stopper. Our client Don is definitely starting the new year right when he chose this beautiful 5-Column Individual Concave Rack from our Vintner Series:

Vintner has been steadily expanding to provide tough competition for custom wine racking. In the recent years, this wine racks kit has evolved so much both in form and function. Presently, not only can Vintner provide you with space-efficient racking units, it also gives you a plethora of styles to choose from. These Individual Concaves are actually one of the latest additions to the Vintner family. They come in 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10-Column configurations. This makes is convenient to stack them one on top of the other or side by side, expanding your racking arrangement in a horizontal fashion. There is also the Curved Corner Concave which will provide an excellent solution to attractively store your wine where a 90 degree directional transition is needed. But you can also utilize the racks to add more character and creativity to your wine room.

Now here’s one other thing that should really get you sold on the Vintner Individual Concave: it is fully customizable. That’s right, wine cellar buddies! The Concave comes in several height configurations, from 3-feet down to 9-feet. You can also choose your wood, stain, and finish options. For stains, this includes our newest Whitewash and White Opaque Stains. For the finishes, you get to choose between lacquered racks or no lacquer. That’s not all though. Our client Don actually had his rack personalized by having us add a custom top to it. You can definitely request for such customization preferences as well. Check out his full testimonial and review:

“I am very pleased with our wine rack.  It came in a timely fashion, was packaged very well and was fairly easy to assemble.  I did use a brad gun, which I believe made the task much easier and created a better finished product.  Also, I had your shop make a custom top for the rack because I wanted it to have more of a “finished” look like a piece of furniture since I was putting it in my finished basement.  I’ve gotten great comments from anyone who has seen it.  I’m thinking about getting a second one to stack on top of this one once I have it filled.  Couldn’t be happier with the product!


~Don W.~

Client Showcases Glass-Enclosed Beauty With Vintner Racking

January 4th, 2018

Guess which racking series is slaying it the very first week of 2018? If your guess is as good as ours then it’s a two thumbs-up. Vintner is capturing hearts once again, particularly that of or client Jim. His recently completed wine room is the definition of compact elegance:
Glass-enclosed wine cellar closet with Vintner racks

We love this photo the client sent us showcasing how proud he is of his wine cellar. He has every right to be! Look at how spacious and stunning it is. There is a good mix of individual and bulk bottle storage options. You have the Individual Bottle Columns, Open Diamond Bins with Solid Face Trim, and Rectangular Bin Bottles.

Moreover, the racking assembly is tied together beautifully by the custom crown and base moldings and center trim. See how the racks fit perfectly and look like they’re built into the walls? That’s the best thing about the Vintner Series. It offers custom amenities such as the moldings, the beveled rails and eased edges for the individual bottle racks, and a bevy of wood, stains and finish options. In fact, just recently, we’ve expanded the stain and finish options for Vintner racking to include a gorgeous Whitewash and White Opaque finish. That’s why it’s so easy to create unique themes for wine cellar projects at an affordable price point. If you check out the Vintner product line in the website, you’ll also discover that it has expanded to cater to the wine bottle storage needs of commercial applications as well.

We’d also like to give a shoutout to the wine cooling system chosen for this project. You can see in the picture a great shot of the Cellarpro wine cooling system. Cellarpro is a fantastic choice because it offers various units that will answer to different wine cellar sizes and bottle storage capacities. For example, in this case, we obviously have an entry-level wine cellar.

As far as assembly and installation of the racks is concerned, Vintner is definitely no slouch in this aspect. Even our client Jim testified to the convenient assembly utilizing a brad nailer. For first-time builders, we highly recommend checking out our learning video outlining several ways to put together your wine racks.

“This climate controlled 450 bottle glass-enclosed cellar is a perfect fit for our needs. The assembly went fine.  I used a brad nailer and a compound mitre saw which made the assembly and trim work easier.”

~Jim H.~

Client Finds Joy In His DIY Redwood Wine Bottle Grids

December 14th, 2017

It’s really true that sometimes, great things come in small packages. In our experience, this certainly applies to wine cellars as well. We have today’s Testimonial Thursday to prove that point! A client was kind enough to send this beautiful snap of his completed wine racking. It’s certainly a great example of how small wine racks can still do great things to one’s wine cellar project:

Redwood Wine Bottle Grids

Our client Chris purchased some of our Redwood Wine Bottle Grids for his under stairwell cellar. As far as our small wine racking units go, these Redwood Wine Bottle Grids are worth a two thumbs-up. The unit itself combines functionality and affordability into one attractive package. As a background, note that this type of racking was specifically designed to focus on maximizing individual wine bottle storage capacity at an economical price point. That’s why it’s a perfect choice for small or entry-level wine cellars, especially DIY ones. The rack is crafted from one of the most popular wood options for custom wine cellar projects: Premium Redwood. It comes in several configurations, namely, 17, 30, 44, and 115-bottle individual format.

But here comes a very nice add-on with the bottle grids. Included with this small wine rack kit are mounting brackets necessary for securing the wine rack to your wall. That means you can also have the option of wall-mounting the racks for even greater space-efficiency. And of course, the installation and assembly process is hassle-free. Our client Chris can vouch for that since he did everything by himself. Utilizing a brad nailer is highly recommended, particularly for first-time DIY-ers. You can check out our installation and assembly video in our Learning Videos gallery for all different ways of putting together our wine racks. Naturally, the use of a brad nailer is still top choice and watching the video will make you understand why.

Shop the full small wine racking collection in this section of the WCI website. We’re pretty sure that no matter the size and style of your wine cellar, these small but awesome racking options will be able to answer your storage needs.

“I’m really enjoying the wine racks.  I purchased  one small wine rack and another medium-sized one.  I have converted the closet space under my stairwell into a wine cellar. Per recommendation, I used a brad nailer for the installation. It definitely made it go so much faster and easier.”

~Chris S.~

WCI Vintner Kits Get Solid Recommendations From Client

December 7th, 2017

We won’t let 2017 come and go without letting Vintner shine in another inspiring Testimonial Thursday post. It’s just a little over two weeks more to go before Christmas and a few more until we ring in the New Year. So what better way to bring this productive year to a close than with a slew of stunning DIY projects.

Vintner Series wine racks

Our client James sent over these gorgeous shots of their newly completed wine cellar. Surprise, surprise! It’s all DIY! And not only that – it’s all made from our Vintner Series wine rack kits. We were certainly impressed at how they were able to put together this beautifully designed wine cellar with the use of our Vintner products. As you can see from the snaps, they sent for the Individual Bottle Columns with Displays, Open Diamond Bins with Solid Face Trim, and a Vintner Tasting Center package. We love how they actually grew the racking assembly using the Tasting Center as the focal point:

Individual and bulk bottle storage from Vintner

It’s no secret that when it comes to wine rack kits, Vintner tops the leaderboard. You get an amazing variety of designs for individual and bulk bottle storage, all in full depth racking. Moreover, not only are these racking units stackable, they also come in several height configurations to accommodate any ceiling height. This section in our Vintner page shows how one can put together the kits with a smorgasboard of options. That includes custom crown and base molding packages to help create a really seamless racking assembly.

Just this year, we’ve had so many new additions to our Vintner Series as well. It’s also worth checking out our Vintner Individual Concave racks, the Vintner Elite line for elegant cabinetry, and our multi-functional Vintner Stacks. And of course, also don’t forget to check out the Learning Videos on how to actually put the racks together. These kits were specifically designed to be as user-friendly as possible. Our client’s testimonial pays tribute to that ease of assembly!

“Here are a few pics so far. The kits arrived in good shape. Some of the packages had handling holes but all was good. Kits went together very well and yes I used my nail gun. One or two bottle slats had to be re-nailed but we were very happy. We would recommend the kits to others. We added the bases and a trimmed them with mahogany for a custom look.”

~James B.~