Forget musty damp cellars as places to store wine. Today’s oenophiles are moving towards ever-more elaborate temperature-controlled galleries to house their pride and joy. Bacchus,
Bacchus, god of wine, would surely have approved. Wine cellars within the home are now as covetable as the prestigious bottles of Bordeaux and Burgundy they contain. Today’s wine cellars are no longer dark, windowless basements but sophisticated, temperature-controlled galleries for the true connoisseur…
Domvs London is designing dedicated Champagne rooms in two of the three mega-mansions it has planned for an 11-acre site in The Park Bel Air, Los Angeles. Located between the living room and the kitchen, they will bring “the wine experience to a new level and provide residents with another space for entertaining”, according to Gavin Brodin, creative director and founder at Domvs London.
The third home, currently called Estate 2, will have a wine corridor. Building work has started on the 57,000-square-foot residence, which is on the market for US$115 million with Westside Estate Agency.