The gastronomic, financial, intellectual, aesthetic, and social pleasures of wine collecting often lead to the necessity to create and maintain a wine cellar. This down-to-earth guide to conceiving, building, and using one offers in-depth explanations of the whys and wherefores.This guide explores such fundamentals as understanding ideal storage conditions, designing the cellar, and choosing the appropriate storage apparatus for a collection.
Goldberg explains the principles of organization and offers guidance on stocking a cellar by acquiring bottles from merchants, wineries, mail order, and auction. Included with the book is a CD with specially-designed software to record and keep track of your wine collection. Book and CD are packaged in a binder with paper to print a restaurant-quality wine list.
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