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Imagine stepping into a room where the atmosphere is charged with excitement, the clink of glasses punctuating the air, and the laughter of friends and family. At the center of it all is the unmistakable sound of a champagne cork popping, a signal that the festivities have begun. It is in these moments, surrounded by the glow of twinkling lights and the warmth of shared stories, that the true spirit of the holiday season reveals itself. In the art of celebration, there’s a subtle magic that Genuwine Cellars understands deeply, with an eye for the exceptional, we curate experiences that transcend the ordinary.

Our Founder/CEO and Sommelier, Robb Denomme, understands this intimately. With a palate refined by years of experience, he shares one of the world’s most sought-after champagnes, handpicked for moments that demand nothing less than extraordinary.

The Krug 2004, christened ‘Luminous Freshness’, is a champagne that captures the essence of the holiday season. With over 12 years of maturation, it offers a harmonious blend of bright citrus and elegant structure. Ideal for festive toasts, this champagne embodies the joy and renewal of the season, making every moment a timeless celebration.

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As we delve deeper into champagne appreciation, let us turn our attention to where such treasures are kept. The joy of a fine vintage is not just in the pour, it is in the presentation and preservation. Champagne is more than a drink—it is an experience, a testament to life’s finest moments. Creating a space that is worthy of the bottles it houses—a space where the luxury, the joy, and the art of champagne are celebrated in every detail.


Champaign storage blog

Imagine a feature that not only displays your collection but multiplies its grandeur. The ‘Infinity Champagne Cabinet’ is just that—a masterpiece where mirrors are meticulously placed, creating an endless view of vintage champagnes, a true reflection of our clientele’s infinite appreciation for the exceptional.

In the realm of creating extraordinary wine cellars, our expertise extends far beyond architectural beauty. At the heart of our creations lies a deep understanding of what makes a wine cellar truly exceptional. These are not just visually stunning spaces, they are carefully engineered environments that protect your wine, in the best possible conditions.

As connoisseurs of fine wine storage, we offer insights into the art of champagne preservation, a testament to our deep-rooted knowledge and history. With nearly three decades of experience, we have encountered a myriad of inquiries from both collectors and connoisseurs. Today, we aim to address these questions, sharing our expertise.

Can I store Champagne and Wine together?:

Yes, you can store champagne and wine together. The ideal temperature for a mixed cellar is around 58°F, balancing the needs of both types of wine.

Champagne Storage Temperature:

The ideal temperature for champagne storage is around 55°F (13°C) to preserve its flavor and effervescence.

Should Champagne Be Stored on Its Side?:

For champagne bottles under 3L, horizontal storage is essential. This method ensures the cork remains moist and expanded, maintaining an airtight seal. A dry cork can shrink, allowing air to seep in and potentially spoil the delicate balance of the champagne.

For bottles over 3L, store them upright to manage the higher internal pressure and maintain cork integrity.


As the festive season unfolds, we take a moment to reflect and celebrate. Our Founder and CEO, Robb Denomme, offers a warm toast to all our valued clients and friends, let’s raise our glasses, as we join him in toast.


Let us raise our glasses to the art of living well, to the gratitude that fills our hearts, and to the future that awaits. Cheers to the magic of the moment, the privilege of crafting spaces that bring people together, and the endless opportunities to create, share, and savor the extraordinary.


As the final notes of our CEO’s toast linger in the air, we are reminded of the unique beauty of the holiday season. We encourage you to savor each moment, embrace the joy of the journey, and cherish the warmth of shared celebrations. Here’s to a season filled with wonder, a new year brimming with possibilities, and the continued privilege of serving you. Happy holidays from all of us at Genuwine Cellars.