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Wine cellar   /waɪn sˈɛlər/   Listen
Wine cellar

Storage space where wines are stored.  Synonym: cellar.

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"Wine cellar" Quotes from Famous Books

... time (both in the house and the guest annex), his stewardship—even though there is a housekeeper—is not a job which a small man can fill. He has perhaps thirty men under him at big dinners, ten who belong under him in the house always; he has the keys to the wine cellar and the combination of the silver safe. (The former being in this day by far the greater responsibility!) He also chooses the china and glass and linen as well as the silver to be used each day, oversees the setting of the table, and the serving of all food. ...
— Etiquette • Emily Post

... Verbicaro, but much bigger and richer than Diamante. There are always a good many fishing boats hauled up on the beach, but you will not often see a cargo boat excepting in the autumn. Don Antonino keeps the cook-shop and the wine cellar in the little house facing the sea, before you turn to the right to go up into the village. He is an old sailor and an honest fellow, and comes from Massa, ...
— The Children of the King • F. Marion Crawford

... "Gendarmes" was not long to make, but the one for the vault was stopped only when they had found the wine cellar. The door ...
— The Insurrection in Paris • An Englishman: Davy

... lost the letter which she had addressed to Nero (never dreaming that it had fallen into the hands of her husband,) that afternoon, while Frank was engaged in the wine cellar, wrote another letter to the black, couched in nearly the same language as her former one, and making precisely the same arrangement in reference to an interview with him in her chamber. This letter she gave to her maid, Susan, to convey privately ...
— City Crimes - or Life in New York and Boston • Greenhorn

... this time that Dam's heart went wholly and finally out to Ormonde Delorme who roundly stated that his father, a bemedalled heroic Colonel of Gurkhas, was "in a blind perishing funk" during a thunderstorm and always sought shelter in the wine cellar when one was in progress in ...
— Snake and Sword - A Novel • Percival Christopher Wren

... mistake which in either case is of prejudice both to the property and its revenue. If one builds too large or too many buildings he is eaten up by the expense of maintenance, while if one builds less than the farm requires the harvest is lost, for there is no doubt that the largest wine cellar must be provided for that farm on which the vintages are largest, or granary, if it is a ...
— Roman Farm Management - The Treatises Of Cato And Varro • Marcus Porcius Cato

Words linked to "Wine cellar" :   cellar, storage space

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