These modern wine rooms go beyond mere function, tackling temperature and proper storage while incorporating eye-catching materials—such as wood, stone, and glass—to create spaces that both practical and alluring.
Stately Equestrian Retreat
Ridgefield, Connecticut | Krissy Blake, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage
On 40 acres of open, rolling land, this stately 12,259-square-foot home is the heart of an exceptional equestrian estate. It features 10 fireplaces, a great room with a stone fireplace, a dining room, a spacious kitchen and family room opening to an alfresco kitchen, a theater, and a golf room. In addition to a handsome mahogany bar, it offers an Old World–inspired wine “grotto” with decorative iron doors, stone walls, and ornate carved wood cabinetry. Terrace spaces surround a spa with a waterfall.
Light-Filled Brooklyn Penthouse
Brooklyn, New York | The Heyman Team, Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage
Clean modern design and luxurious amenities meet in this two-level, 8,500-square-foot condominium home designed for indoor-outdoor living and reveling in breathtaking iconic views of the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and the Manhattan skyline. Entertaining is effortless thanks to a sun-flooded living room, a spacious dining room, a cook’s kitchen with top-tier appliances, a landscaped 750-square-foot terrace, a Crestron sound system, and a temperature-controlled wine cellar capable of storing more than 3,500 bottles.
Warm, Welcoming Wine Country Haven
Santa Rosa, California | The WynneMorgensen Group, Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage
On a golden hillside amid oaks, olives, and lavender in the prestigious golf community of Mayacama, this majestic home and guest casita blend rustic warmth, Old World refinement, and modern convenience. The inspired multilevel floor plan and serene terraces are designed to accommodate daily relaxation or festive entertaining indoors and out. Highlights include a dramatic great room, a delightful kitchen, a formal dining room, a study, five bedroom suites, and—perfectly fitting for a Sonoma retreat—a capacious temperature-controlled wine cellar.
Indoor-Outdoor Living in Santa Fe
Santa Fe, New Mexico | Marion Skubi & Britt Klein, Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe – 326 Grant Avenue Brokerage
This light-filled custom-designed smart home overlooks two Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses and a sparkling lake in the exclusive community of Las Campanas. Bright and inviting, it features a great room, a variety of outdoor entertaining areas, a media room or office, a luxurious owner’s suite, a guest suite opening to a courtyard, and a one-bedroom guesthouse. The chic open kitchen and dining area includes a bar and a striking glass-walled climate-controlled wine room.