Definition of cellar in English:
1A room below ground level in a house, typically one used for storing wine or coal.
- Why do new Irish houses have no cellars or utility rooms?
- Modernism got rid of attics, sheds, cellars and peripheral rooms.
- The basement comprises the usual kitchen, maids' rooms and cellars associated with a grand country house of the period, more normally located in a separate wing.
1.1A stock of wine.
- It has one of the best cellars of French wine in London to select from.
- He used to be a big drinker - he used to spend £10,000 a year laying down wines for his personal cellar.
- All of this does nothing at all to explain why the vast majority of the wines in my cellar today are from Europe.
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Store (wine) in a cellar.
- Gamay juice also tends to be vinified in a hurry, not least because of market pressure for Beaujolais nouveau, and if Gamay-based wines are cellared for more than two or three years it is usually by mistake.
- However, some wine lovers also enjoy cellaring their Champagne for a few extra years.
- I have tried cellaring these wines and almost invariably the results are disappointing.
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