FAQ’s: Have Questions about Wine Storage?

February 7, 2012

At Sentry Wine Vault we do things a little different from our competitors. It will be up to you to decide what is right for you and your wines.

Here is a list of some Frequently Asked Questions about Wine Storage:

  • What temperature do you store your wines?

Our Vault is constantly cooled and humidified to the proper wine storage levels. The temperature is between 55 and 57 Degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity ranges between 65 and 70 Percent.

  • What size lockers do you have?

At Sentry Wine Vault we store your wines by the case, not by the locker space. You will only pay for the cases that you have in storage instead of paying for space you “could be using.”

  • What is the minimum charge for storage?

There is no minimum charge for storage and there are no minimum amounts of wines to be stored. If you wish to store one bottle or one hundred cases we can accommodate your collection.

  • Will I be locked into a yearly contract?

All Clients have the option to leave Sentry at any time, as our Storage Agreement is on a Month-to-Month basis. We only require 30 days written notice and the complete payment of your account.

  • What security precautions have you taken?

Our Wine vault is equipped with security cameras, motion sensors, smoke detectors, fire and burglar alarms and is monitored on a daily basis. As well, our vault is located in a gated facility with coded access.

  • What happens if there is a power failure?

With our 30 kilowatt back-up generator and automatic transfer switch you will never have to worry about the loss of power in San Diego again.

  • Does Sentry Wine Vault insure my wines?

Sentry is not responsible for the insurance of your wine collection. Most home owner’s insurance policies will cover items in storage, but Sentry recommends you review your policy or speak to your insurance representative to be sure if they do or not.

  • Are you a licensed wine storage facility?

Sentry Wine Vault holds the proper ABC license to store wine and spirits in San Diego County. 

  • Oh, you store spirits and beer at your facility?

Yes, at Sentry we also store collectible beers and spirits. If you are not a collector of fine wines but you enjoy an aged scotch or special beer, store your Brew with us where it will be safe and secure.

  •  Do you only store for private collectors?

No, we also store wine and spirits for Commercial Clients. Restaurants, Wine Bars and Wine Retailers can save thousands of dollars every month by purchasing in bulk and storing their overstock with Sentry Wine Vault.

2 Comment(s)

  1. Joe Preciado

    May 13, 2013 at 8:41 am

    Do you have storage available for an 18 ltr bottle (Melchior)? What is the fee?

    • Anthony

      May 13, 2013 at 12:53 pm

      Great Question Joe, We can store your over-sized bottle for $1.50 per month.
      For more information on pricing send us an e-mail or use the contact form on our site. Cheers!

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