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Arkansas Historic Wine Museum

Arkansas historic wine museum

This historic wine museum is located in the Arkansas River Valley in Paris, Arkansas. Among its other fine exhibits are wine barrels and storage tanks. You'll find an on-site winery.

Storing Wine - Not Only In Racks

But there are other ways to store wine. For example, you can store wine in cabinets, picnic baskets, and, of course, corks and wine cellars can be a major part of the wine storage process. These articles also discuss important wine storage parameters, including position, temperature, light, and humidity. While we do not necessarily agree with each author's affirmations, we only present articles that we feel are of value. We plan to add relevant articles from time to time.

Bar and Wine Cabinets: Entertain in Style
By Jennifer Akre

This short article gives you specific information about upscale bar and wine cabinets. The way I look at it, any money spent on such furniture is no longer available for wine. But not everyone feels the same way.

"Take for instance the Bealle Street Oval bar and wine cabinet by Powell. This wine cabinet is breathtaking and is vintage-inspired with sophisticated..."

Bar and Wine Cabinets: Entertain in Style

Corks for Wine
Author: Paul Kreider

Kreider makes an excellent case for using that centuries-old favorite, natural cork as a wine bottle stopper.

"I believe the popularity of say, plastic substitutes or even screw top closures is based in money and is a decision made by the corporate controller, who, as wineries look more and more like refineries..."
Corks for Wine

A Guide to Wine Picnic Baskets
Author: Kristy Annely

Omar Khayam, the famous classical Persian poet, wrote "A loaf of bred, a jug of wine, and thou." In those days, wine picnic baskets were probably few and far between.

"There are many types of wine picnic baskets out there. Wine picnic baskets are just big enough to keep a bottle of wine, two glasses, ..."
A Guide to Wine Picnic Baskets

How to Begin Wine Collecting
Author: Dakota Caudilla

Are you thinking of transforming your wine hobby into a financial investment? Caudilla gives specific pointers on what to do. Just remember, be very careful. There is little, if any, market for decades-old vinegar stored in fancy wine bottles.

"When it comes to collecting wine, one of the most important things to consider is..."
How to Begin Wine Collecting

How to Store Wine
Author: Neil Best

Best gives some very practical tips on storing wine. Disregard them at your own risk.

"...Ideal areas for storage include..."
How to Store Wine

The Ideal Temperature To Store Your Wine
Author: Chris Miley

This article discusses in some depth the effects of temperature on wine. Consider carefully Miley's suggestions on handling your every bottle of wine.

The most important rule when storing wine is ...
The Ideal Temperature To Store Your Wine

Storing Your Fine Wine
Author: Michael Briggs

Briggs clearly explains the key aspects in storing fine wine. As he indcates, it's not all that hard to do the right thing.

"Storage of wines is not complicated, but there are some things you should keep in mind to ensure your wine fares well. There are four main elements you need to ensure you control in order to store wine for long periods:..."
Storing Your Fine Wine

Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way!
Author: Chris Miley

This article is highly recommended reading for people who have, or are thinking of installing a wine cellar. Miley goes into the specifics, even telling you how to place your bottles in the cellar.

"A well-constructed above ground cellar or a well dug underground cellar will require the minimum of additional temperature control although your climate or the position of your cellar may necessitate..."
Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way!