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# How much room do you need for 1000 bottles of wine?

## How much room do you need for 1000 bottles of wine?

50 square feet
If you want to double that collection and store up to 1,000 bottles, your cellar needs to be a minimum of 50 square feet. Building from this base of 50 square feet, for every additional 500 bottles, add 50 square feet. For example, if you want to store 1,500 bottles, your cellar should be at least 100 square feet.

## How many wine bottles are in a square foot?

You can properly store 10-15 bottles of wine per square foot in your DIY wine cellar.

How many wine bottles are in a linear foot?

If you are installing a wine room upstairs, make sure there are enough load bearing walls and structures to support the weight. A 6-foot ceiling will hold 57 individually stored bottles per linear foot of wall space while an 8-foot ceiling will hold 75 individual bottles.

### What is the average size wine cellar?

Determining Wine Cellar Size

Room Length (ft) Room Width (ft) Avg. Bottle Capacity*
5 5 495
5 10 1045
10 10 1595
10 15 2145

### How deep should a wine wall be?

The depth of a wine wall is typically only 2-3 feet so it’s likely that your refrigeration, as well as your wine racks, glass and lighting, will all tie into the narrow ceiling.

What is considered a large wine cellar?

Large Wine Cellars This gallery features cellars between 1,501 and 3,000 wine bottles. You can assume a large wine cellar is around a 2,000 bottle wine room.

## How deep is a wine wall?

A wine cabinet’s depth largely depends on the cabinet’s contents; the wine racking used, cooling system, lights, insulation, and more. On average, the interior depth of a wine cabinet is around 24-inches, 27-inches, or 29-inches.

## What is a good size wine collection?

A good rule of thumb is to aim to begin your collection with around 16 cases (nearly 200 bottles). If the idea of purchasing that much wine right out of the starting gate is daunting, downsize instead to six mixed cases (72 bottles).

How much space does a wine bottle need?

A wine rack should be at least 14.5 inches (37 cm) to store wine horizontally and adequately. The average wine bottle is 12 inches (30.5 cm) tall.

### How many bottles are in a cellar?

Experts say 240 maximum is a good cellar – but you have to keep front of mind that you must replenish your cellar often, it might be every month or every three months. The idea is once you have a plan, you continue to invest. So how many bottles?