Cellaring Wine (Paperback)

A Complete Guide to Selecting, Building, and Managing Your Wine Collection

By Jeff Cox

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580174749, 272pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2003

List Price: 18.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Enjoy the rich and complex flavors of wine that’s been matured to its peak. In this comprehensive guide, Jeff Cox provides everything you need to know to build and maintain your own wine cellar. Whether you’re thinking of storing a few extra bottles in a spare closet or are looking to properly age a garage full of wine, you’ll find straightforward advice and helpful hints on successful cellaring techniques. Build and delight in your collection of wine while learning how to bring out the full potential of every bottle. 

About the Author

Jeff Cox is the author of 21 books on food, wine, and gardening, including Gardening with Biochar, From Vines to Wines, and Cellaring Wine. He was the managing editor of Organic Gardening for many years, and currently serves as a contributing editor to The Tasting Panel, SOMM Journal, Clever Root, and Horticulture magazines, and writes a monthly garden feature for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. He has been the host of the PBS television series Your Organic Garden and Grow It! on HGTV. Cox lives in Sonoma County in California.

Praise For Cellaring Wine: A Complete Guide to Selecting, Building, and Managing Your Wine Collection

“… a simple, pleasant guidebook … Cheerful, cartoon illustrations and easy language demystify the project and can make you a co-creator of great wine.” — The Wine News


“Even if a real wine cellar is a dim vision in your architectural future, this book offers something for you right now: encouragement and good, hard information.”

—    San Antonio Express-News


“Loaded with expert information, this volume is as accessible to novice wine collectors … as it is educational for serious oenophiles seeking to house an extensive array of vintages.” — Publishers Weekly Online


“A thoughtful, easy-to-follow, and explicit guide, Cellaring Wine is confidently recommended for dedicated and aspiring wine connoisseurs.” — Library Bookwatch


“ … practical advice that will enable you to easily oversee the construction of a wine cellar large or small.” — San Diego Union-Tribune


“Cox shares 30 years of wine-collecting wisdom … ” — Northwest Palate