Drink in these Six Modern Wine Cellars

Although storing a wine collection at home demands attention to such practicalities as bottle size, placement, temperature, and humidity, these modern wine rooms use a variety of eye-catching materials—wood, stone, glass, and cork among them—to create spaces that are also works of art.

Peerless Modern Wine Country Estate

The 6,500-square-foot masterpiece known as Whitehall is a singular example of organic architecture and minimalist modernist design, where home and nature are inextricably linked. The generously proportioned rooms have soaring ceilings and floor-to-ceiling walls of glass that create a serene ambience of spaciousness and light. The surrounding vineyards contribute to the 700 bottles stored in an environmentally controlled sculptural-steel wine room enclosed in glass. Alfresco living, dining, and entertaining areas include a sun-drenched infinity-edge pool with a view of vineyards and hills.

Location: St. Helena, CA 94574


Stylish Los Angeles Oasis

Boasting a distinctive blend of traditional and modern styles, this nine-bedroom smart home on the Westside of Los Angeles offers an array of spaces for easy, exceptional entertaining: formal living and dining rooms, a handsome library, a family room overlooking a refreshing infinity-edge pool, a gourmet kitchen, a theater, a billiards room, and three bars. The wine lover will appreciate the sleek glass-enclosed 1,000-bottle wine cellar.

Offered at: $29,950,000
Location: 624 Bonhill Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049


Contemporary Triumph in Houston

Filled with cutting-edge technology and indulgent amenities, this stunning contemporary estate on 3.5 acres in Houston’s exclusive Rivercrest community includes a residence, a casita, and a fitness pavilion. Every detail of the home has been painstakingly chosen to create a refined, satisfying atmosphere, from the dynamic open kitchen and living area to a billiards room with a wet bar, an impressive heated pool, and a glass-walled climate-controlled wine room with a cork floor and a 1,000-bottle capacity.

Offered at: $13,995,000
Location: 3 West Rivercrest, Houston, TX 77042


Dramatic Beverly Hills Contemporary

Perched above Beverly Hills, this striking home is filled with clean lines, bold angles, expanses of glass, and soothing neutral hues. This is a setting ideal for both spectacular entertaining and serene private living, with six bedrooms, a theater, and a sleek gourmet kitchen that includes a striking glass-enclosed wine cellar. On the dramatic entertaining deck, open-air living and dining areas give way to an L-shaped swimming pool and spa with views of the skyline and the water.

Offered at: $13,000,000
Location: 9311 Readcrest Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210


Luxurious Designer Home in the Hamptons

On a private gated acre, this 8,600-square-foot home features 10-foot ceilings and an open floor plan with two living spaces, a generous dining area, a chic gourmet kitchen with the finest appliances, two master suites, and expansive glass doors that orient nearly every space toward a bluestone verandah, the sunny south-facing lawn, and a saltwater pool. Furthering the options for diversion are a theater, a recreation room with a wet bar, and an extensive glass-walled wine cellar sure to please the oenophile.

Offered at: $9,195,000
Location: 200 Georgica Road, East Hampton, NY 11937


Contemporary Vineyard Estate

This Napa estate blends strong, clean contemporary lines with the gentle organic beauty of its 3.62-acre setting, which includes three acres dedicated to vineyards. Offered fully furnished, the home features a welcoming open floor plan with five bedrooms, grand living and entertaining spaces, and walls of windows offering sweeping views. Among the resort-caliber amenities are a relaxing pool and spa and a dramatic wine room in the dining area that doubles as a work of art.

Offered at: $8,950,000
Location: 1155 Orchard Ave, Napa, CA 94558



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