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Why Store Horizontally

  1. Today the Wine Rack Site explores the wisdom of

storing wine laying on its side or standing up.

Counter Display for 30 Bottles
Counter Display for 30 Bottles

The Wine Rack Site says,

“Store your wine horizontally.  Storing your wine laying on its side allows appropriate control of oxygen exchange between the air and your precious wine.”

You may think that the Wine Rack Site, in the business of selling wine racks to allow you to store wine laying on its side, is somewhat biased.  Keep in mind though, that the original designer of the wine racks featured on this site, had wine stored laying down in mind during his inventive process.  Keep watching this blog to hear directly from him in the coming months.

Let us also look then, to the opinion of someone not connected with the Wine Rack Site at all.  Decanter started as a wine and lifestyle magazine in 1975 and is available now online at and is published in 90 countries.  They publish wine industry news, vintage guides and wine and spirits recommendations.  Decanter also runs the annual Decanter World Wine Awards.  Columnists and regular contributors include several Masters of Wine. Do you agree that this establishes the expertise of Decanter? Continue reading “Why Store Horizontally” »