News Oct 27, 2021

Why is a Wine Rack Better Than a Wine Cooler?

Wine storage racks are most often believed to be better than a cooler, but what is the reasoning behind this?

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News Oct 22, 2021

Is Red Wine Good for You?

Well, studies have recently shown that consuming red wine in moderation can in fact have a positive impact on your health and wellbeing. Naturally, such a statement seems too good to be true and will leave you wondering why is a glass of rouge good for you?

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News Sep 9, 2021

How Much Wine Can You Bring Back From Abroad?

The beauty of going abroad is that you can experience all the world has to offer in the way of food and drink. There’s little more that is as comforting as sitting in a small restaurant by the sea, eating handmade, local food and sipping on refreshing wine.

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News Aug 17, 2021

How to Make a Wine Rack

Here at Cranville Wine Racks, we have been making speciality wine racks since 1992. We manufacture all manner of wine storage solutions, including wood and metal options in a range of finishes and sizes.

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News Jun 30, 2021

How to Decant Wine

When you’ve found a stunning, aged bottle of red wine, white wine or rosé, the last thing you want is for the taste and aroma to be tainted by strong tannins and loose sediment. To avoid this, you need to decant your wine properly to get the best results and enjoy your delicious wine the way it was intended.

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News May 20, 2021

How to Store Wine

When you’ve finally sourced a bottle of your favourite wine – be it red, white or fortified wine – you’ll want to store it in the proper way to preserve it and keep it fresh for as long as possible.

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News May 20, 2021

What is Fortified Wine? The Types and Uses

When the occasion arises for a dry wine that can be sipped indulgently, fortified wine is the aptest solution. Available in either dry or sweet varieties, fortified wine is the perfect drink for a late-night tipple or at a dinner party.

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News May 4, 2021

How Much Does a Bottle of Wine Weigh?

For the wine connoisseur, there is little more excitement to be had in this world than the presentation of a new bottle of red or white being brought over to the table. A full wine rack filled with your personal favourites for all occasions, ranging from Friday night dinner through to a special event, is what makes a collector truly happy.

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News Feb 2, 2021

Does Wine Go Off?

Have you accumulated several bottles of wine over the festive period? Perhaps you partook in ‘Dry January’ and haven’t touched your wine stash in a while? Maybe you had a clear-out and found some dusty bottles you forgot you had? Whatever your reason, if you drink wine, you’ve probably asked yourself at least once, does wine go out of date and can I still drink this bottle?

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News Feb 2, 2021

How Long Does Wine Last?

There are few pleasures as enthralling as opening a fresh bottle of wine. Whether you’re a red, white, sparkling or rose drinker, we can all agree hearing the satisfying pop of the cork exiting the bottle is an unmatched feeling of calm.

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News Dec 17, 2020

The Guide on How to Make Wine

Have you ever wanted to know how to make wine? As a keen wine enthusiast, you will have no doubt had the itch to make up your own bottle of wine.

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News Dec 8, 2020

How do You Rack Wine?

How do you rack wine? The answer is carefully, with precision and with the correct equipment consisting of a racking cane and tubing.

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News Jun 2, 2020

Wood vs. Metal Wine Racks

When a new collector is looking to invest in a wine rack, often the question is asked; which is better? Wood or metal wine racks?

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News May 13, 2020

How to Store Homemade Wine

Wine enthusiasts take great pride in storing their bottles in only the very best possible conditions, but those who make homemade wine know that there is a lot more to it than simply filling up a bottle and putting it away with the rest. There is a process that should be followed to ensure that your homemade bottle of wine remains of the highest quality, as well as factoring in how long you should allow the bottle to age before you even dare think about uncorking it.

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News Dec 10, 2019

Display Your Vintage Wines with Pride

Of course, wine racks will be of most interest to those people who collect wine as a matter of course but even those who infrequently purchase wine can benefit from a well chosen wine rack.

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News Dec 4, 2019

How to Pick the Right Wine Rack for You

As anyone with a good collection of wine will testify, it is imperative that you pick a wine rack that does your collection justice. Wine racks come in many different guises and choosing the right wine rack for you is dependent on a number of factors. 

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News Nov 22, 2019

The Best Hacks for Storing Wine

If you aren’t storing your wine correctly there is every chance that you are destroying every bottle worth drinking in your wine rack. We have the best wine storage hacks to ensure your wine is treated exactly the way it deserves!

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News Nov 15, 2019

Why You Need a Wine Rack to Last

For the wine collector, connoisseur and enthusiast, your wine rack is likely to be one of the most important pieces of furniture within your home. However, the humble wine rack can often end up getting overlooked. Discover why you need a wine rack to last with Cranville. 

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News Oct 17, 2019

The Beginner’s Guide to Wine Tasting

Wine tasting is seen as the ultimate cultured activity. However, how many people actually know how to taste wine properly?

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News Sep 16, 2019

Stocking a Wine Rack in Budget

It is normal for wine lovers to try and establish a well-rounded selection of wines to choose from. After all, everyone wants to have a wine collection from which they can grab a bottle whenever the feeling takes them. However, fine wine is widely regarded as a luxury item and although it may be difficult to gather the perfect collection of tipples, it doesn’t have to be hard on the wallet.

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