Create a Wine Tasting Room In Your Home

Outfit a niche in your Michigan home for wine tasting, and let the uncorking begin.

It doesn’t get more authentic than this 19th-century black walnut and oak wine tasting table from France’s Burgundy region. $2,600. L’ESPRIT FRENCH COUNTRY ANTIQUES AND ACCESSORIES, HARBOR SPRINGS. 231-526-9888, LESPRIT.COM.

Schott Zwiesel’s Tritan-crystal wine glasses were designed by renowned sommeliers to open up the aroma and fl avor of the pour. CRYSTAL CRATE AND CARGO, BEULAH. STEMWARE GLASSES $10.95 EACH. 800-787-7366, CRYSTALCRATE.COM.

Buy the Wine Tasting Room Issue Now!

Buy the February 2010 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine and get this colorful display of how to create a wine tasting room!

Display your favorite wines in this handsome 15-bottle metal wine rack. $105. THE COTTAGE GARDEN, 205 E. FRONT STREET, TRAVERSE CITY. 231-929-9005, COTTAGEGARDENTRAVERSE.COM.

No room for a wine cellar? The Sub-Zero 424 wine storage stores up to 46 bottles in two precisely controlled temperature
zones. STARTS AT $3,527. FOR LOCAL DEALERS, VISIT SUBZERO.COM.

Mementos of the pour, cork crave to be saved. But where? Try this French antique bon bonne verre (used in France for transporting wine). $325. L’ESPRIT FRENCH COUNTRY ANTIQUES AND ACCESSORIES, HARBOR SPRINGS. 231-526-9888, LESPRIT.COM.

All wines shown courtesy of the Cherry Stop in Traverse City. thecherrystop.com

Read an interview with Ed Throckmorton, owner of L’Esprit Antiques in Harbor Springs as he talks about finding and choosing wine antiques.

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