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#1 Post by J a y H a c k » April 12th, 2019, 11:23 am

Do I put this in the cellar photo thread? How about the cellar reduction plan thread? Or the WBA thread? What's a person with a buying problem to do?
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Post you real cellar photos. Not that amateur stuff after the maid cleans up and the junior associates finish indexing out.
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#2 Post by Ron Erickson » April 12th, 2019, 11:42 am

You omitted the big house/small house thread. Go large my friend, go large.

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#3 Post by Robert.A.Jr. » April 12th, 2019, 12:28 pm

J a y H a c k wrote:
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Post you real cellar photos. Not that amateur stuff after the maid cleans up and the junior associates finish indexing out.

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#4 Post by T. Melloni » April 12th, 2019, 12:29 pm

J a y H a c k wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 11:23 am
Do I put this in the cellar photo thread? How about the cellar reduction plan thread? Or the WBA thread? What's a person with a buying problem to do?

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Post you real cellar photos. Not that amateur stuff after the maid cleans up and the junior associates finish indexing out.
Jay - Goes in the cellar reduction thread. You do not have a buying problem as there are many open slots in the racks. What gives? Perhaps the buying problem of which you speak is that you are not buying enough.
And what's with the wooden box with the words "père et fils?" Is that really your cellar? Or did Justin Strider Smith have a son?
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#5 Post by Alan Rath » April 12th, 2019, 3:02 pm

But look at all those empty slots! You are one lazy wineaux ;)
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#6 Post by Doug Schulman » April 12th, 2019, 3:04 pm

J a y H a c k wrote:
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What's a person with a buying problem to do?
Well, if you get rid of all of those shippers, oversized wooden boxes, and Cayuse cartons, and consolidate all of that into empty rack spaces and regular wine boxes, you'll have a lot more space. Then you can buy more!
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#7 Post by NickRut » April 12th, 2019, 7:47 pm

Looks like my dining room. About 15 cases piled up in there. Gotta figure out what to do with it all.
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#8 Post by T. Williams » April 13th, 2019, 2:58 am

That's more like what I was expecting to see in the show off your cellar thread. I'm working on building racking for my cellar, but in the meantime I have boxes on boxes on boxes that I am sifting through. I feel like a crypt keeper and/or I should be on the hoarders tV show when I go into the cellar looking for a very specific wine that I can't recall where I put it.
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#9 Post by Howard Cooper » April 13th, 2019, 3:58 am

J a y H a c k wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 11:23 am
Do I put this in the cellar photo thread? How about the cellar reduction plan thread? Or the WBA thread? What's a person with a buying problem to do?

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Post you real cellar photos. Not that amateur stuff after the maid cleans up and the junior associates finish indexing out.
It is pretty clear to me that the only answer to the issues raised by this picture is to build a new bigger cellar. Then, you can post a picture of the new cellar in the cellar photo thread and use this picture as the before photo.
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#10 Post by D@vid R0sewater » April 13th, 2019, 5:07 am

We need a sticky thread with cellar photos.

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#11 Post by Dennis Borczon » April 13th, 2019, 6:41 am

J a y H a c k wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 11:23 am
Do I put this in the cellar photo thread? How about the cellar reduction plan thread? Or the WBA thread? What's a person with a buying problem to do?

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Post you real cellar photos. Not that amateur stuff after the maid cleans up and the junior associates finish indexing out.
Some wives see cellars as they are and ask "why"?
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#12 Post by Markus S » April 13th, 2019, 7:04 am

This looks like a work in progress. Clearly the cellar is already there, though.
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#13 Post by J a y H a c k » April 13th, 2019, 12:44 pm

T. Melloni wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 12:29 pm
. . . You do not have a buying problem as there are many open slots in the racks. . .
There are about a half dozen open slots because I just pulled that many bottles to bring to a bar association dinner. That is all
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. . . And what's with the wooden box with the words "père et fils?" Is that really your cellar? Or did Justin Strider Smith have a son?
That's my 2005 Burgundy collection. Just STFU and don;'t tell anyone about it. It will ruin my reputation.
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#14 Post by J a y H a c k » April 13th, 2019, 12:45 pm

Alan Rath wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 3:02 pm
But look at all those empty slots! You are one lazy wineaux ;)
Those are not empty slots. It is double deep racking !! so there is more leeway and I usually push the bottles all the way back.
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#15 Post by J a y H a c k » April 13th, 2019, 12:46 pm

NickRut wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Looks like my dining room. About 15 cases piled up in there. Gotta figure out what to do with it all.
I have seven in my garage. It's cooler in there than in the dining room.
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#16 Post by J a y H a c k » April 13th, 2019, 12:47 pm

Dennis Borczon wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 6:41 am
J a y H a c k wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 11:23 am
Do I put this in the cellar photo thread? How about the cellar reduction plan thread? Or the WBA thread? What's a person with a buying problem to do?

0412191022.jpg

Post you real cellar photos. Not that amateur stuff after the maid cleans up and the junior associates finish indexing out.
Some wives see cellars as they are and ask "why"?
WB dream of cellars as they never were, and ask "why not?" [worship.gif]


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#17 Post by Warren Taranow » April 13th, 2019, 1:16 pm

Compared to my cellar, you look like a neatness freak who likes an airy floor plan.
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#18 Post by MikeHill » April 13th, 2019, 5:29 pm

I think the OP was meant to inspire some "real cellars of WB" pics that you won't find in a magazine. Here you go. I decided to spend the $$ on the juice instead of the finishing...a decision I may come to regret. And yes, that's a wine.com box smack dab in the middle. Please don't flame me, the good stuff is in the Eurocave.

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#19 Post by Warren Taranow » April 13th, 2019, 5:34 pm

Jay, you need a smaller buying problem or a bigger drinking problem (said the pot to the kettle).
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#20 Post by J a y H a c k » April 13th, 2019, 6:07 pm

Warren Taranow wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 5:34 pm
Jay, you need a smaller buying problem or a bigger drinking problem (said the pot to the kettle).
That's what I always tell people. I am trying to develop a drinking problem, but I am failing. If I had a drinking problem, my life would be in balance.
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#21 Post by J a y H a c k » April 13th, 2019, 6:10 pm

MikeHill wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 5:29 pm
I think the OP was meant to inspire some "real cellars of WB" pics that you won't find in a magazine. Here you go. I decided to spend the $$ on the juice instead of the finishing...a decision I may come to regret. And yes, that's a wine.com box smack dab in the middle. Please don't flame me, the good stuff is in the Eurocave.

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You want to explain why there is a bottle of Scarecrow with a half-pulled cork in the same room as the water heater? At least my Scarecrow has a place of honor - hidden behind the Cayuse boxes under the Schrader, where it belongs.
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#22 Post by MikeHill » April 13th, 2019, 10:20 pm

J a y H a c k wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 6:10 pm
MikeHill wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 5:29 pm
I think the OP was meant to inspire some "real cellars of WB" pics that you won't find in a magazine. Here you go. I decided to spend the $$ on the juice instead of the finishing...a decision I may come to regret. And yes, that's a wine.com box smack dab in the middle. Please don't flame me, the good stuff is in the Eurocave.

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You want to explain why there is a bottle of Scarecrow with a half-pulled cork in the same room as the water heater? At least my Scarecrow has a place of honor - hidden behind the Cayuse boxes under the Schrader, where it belongs.
Great catch Jay! That’s an empty bottle I keep for sentimental reasons. I aspire to have enough Scarecrow to get lost in my cellar..

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#23 Post by Mike Q » April 14th, 2019, 7:00 am

J a y H a c k wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 11:23 am
Do I put this in the cellar photo thread? How about the cellar reduction plan thread? Or the WBA thread? What's a person with a buying problem to do?

0412191022.jpg

Post you real cellar photos. Not that amateur stuff after the maid cleans up and the junior associates finish indexing out.
Okay, I will play along here. I am in need of more space too:
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As a rule, I try to never put shipping boxes in there if at all possible.
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#24 Post by Mark Golodetz » April 14th, 2019, 7:09 am

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J a y H a c k wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 6:10 pm
MikeHill wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 5:29 pm
I think the OP was meant to inspire some "real cellars of WB" pics that you won't find in a magazine. Here you go. I decided to spend the $$ on the juice instead of the finishing...a decision I may come to regret. And yes, that's a wine.com box smack dab in the middle. Please don't flame me, the good stuff is in the Eurocave.



Hillcellar.jpg
You want to explain why there is a bottle of Scarecrow with a half-pulled cork in the same room as the water heater? At least my Scarecrow has a place of honor - hidden behind the Cayuse boxes under the Schrader, where it belongs.
Very entertaining thread. And in honor of it, no snarky comments about your wines and where you should put them. newhere
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#25 Post by J a y H a c k » April 14th, 2019, 7:40 am

Mike Q wrote:
April 14th, 2019, 7:00 am
. . . As a rule, I try to never put shipping boxes in there if at all possible.
The second photo is such a mess, I didn't realize it was sideways until I clicked on it to blow it up. Bravo! But look at all the space you have in the bin on the right (top of photo).

I only put shippers in my cellar when I have no place to empty them.
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#26 Post by John Morris » April 14th, 2019, 7:47 am

J a y H a c k wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 12:47 pm
I have my cellar because my wife was sick and tired of having to move cases around on the floor to find the wine she wanted to drink! She made me build it.
I suggest you have that carved in wood and hung over the cellar door.
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#27 Post by Peter Kleban » April 14th, 2019, 7:57 am

J a y H a c k wrote:
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I have my cellar because my wife was sick and tired of having to move cases around on the floor to find the wine she wanted to drink! She made me build it.
With this cellar, can she easliy find the wine she wants? And if she finds it, can she get it out of the cellar? neener flirtysmile
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#28 Post by Mike Q » April 14th, 2019, 8:39 am

J a y H a c k wrote:
April 14th, 2019, 7:40 am
Mike Q wrote:
April 14th, 2019, 7:00 am
. . . As a rule, I try to never put shipping boxes in there if at all possible.
The second photo is such a mess, I didn't realize it was sideways until I clicked on it to blow it up. Bravo! But look at all the space you have in the bin on the right (top of photo).

I only put shippers in my cellar when I have no place to empty them.
Good eye Jay! That spot is for the Maybach splits on the left side of the first photo.
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#29 Post by Warren Taranow » April 14th, 2019, 8:48 am

Whenever someone asked me for advice for their cellar plans, the first thing I say is “Imagine the most wine you think you’ll ever own, then build triple that capacity.”
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