Sunday, 17 December 2017

Weird and wonderful wine racks

Wine racks tend to be at best boring, and at worst unsightly. If you're going to go to the trouble to lay your favourite bottles on display, just begging to be picked up and their corks popped, you might at least go to the effort of finding a wine rack with a bit of character.

We've searched high and low for some of the best, prettiest, and downright brilliant wine racks around:

This makes perfect sense... a wine barrel to hold your wine. This Christow wooden barrel wine rack holds eight bottles, comes pre-assembled (woo!), and costs £41 from Amazon.

There's nothing particularly weird about this one, but it holds 32 bottles, has a handy glass top, and looks pretty smart. It will cost you £65.99 from Amazon.

Okay, so it only holds one bottle, but I love the Wine for Your Life bottle holder so much. You can pick it up from Amazon for £19.99.

I'm trying really hard to be reasonable and not include this because the shipping it so expensive, but OH MY GOD IT'S A WINEOSAUR BOTTLE HOLDER! It's made from gorgeous birch wood and stained with either walnut or a mixture of beeswax and orange oil. I love it so much I'd happily pay £30.32 for it, but as it's from the States the shipping is an extra £25.48. May just move to the States so I can buy all of The Backpack Shoppe's stuff.

Another silly design which is actually available in the UK is this genius cactus wine rack. Not one for those that like their furnishings subtle, it is still pretty cool in my books. It's available from £131.38 on Amazon.

Red Thumb Print on Not On The High Street do some seriously sexy wooden furnishings, but they don't come cheap. Still, I do adore this whopping 150cm tall oak wine rack for its simple, understated style. It holds an impressive 16 bottles, however it is £160... They do a 6 bottle one that starts at £85.

I love the simplicity of this honeycomb wine rack from Habitat. It's on trend in a gold finish, and simple enough not to offend anyone. Practical and classy, what more could you want? Also, it's £35.

If you're planning to spend a bit more, but still like things relatively simple, then how about this handmade copper wine rack from Proper Copper Design? It's not the cheapest at £240, but it's really rather lovely. 

We have some other epic bottle storage design companies coming your way over the next few weeks, so I'd start saving now.

1 comment:

  1. These are really amazing design things. Great job! In my kitchen, there is enough space for a small cooler. And since everyone in our family loves wine, I had to keep an eye on the temperature of the refrigerator. Now I trust the sensors and best wine fridge haven't failed me for 2 years. And yes I like the design of silver and glass is always beautiful and stylish. So alcohol is an integral part of my life, ha ha)