The number of self-storage facilities offering wine storage is on the rise to meet a growing consumer demand. According to the Wine Institute, U.S. wine sales topped $30 billion in 2007. Self-storage facilities specializing in wine storage offer wine lovers temperature-controlled settings and a safe place to store their wines. Wine should be store in the dark in 55- to 58-degree temperature.
Some self-storage facilities will accept shipments directly from wineries or wine sellers, and even offer cataloging. The level of security, units or locker sizes, and other amenities will vary at each facility.
Store Wine Storage, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., for example, offers a private tasting room, large lockers and a can arrange for messenger-style delivery of wines from the facility to a customer’s home.
Source: The Wall Street Journal, Just BYOB to These Wine-Storage Facilities