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cellar

  • a room below ground level in a house, typically one used for storing wine or coal
  • store (wine) in a cellar
Use the "Sentences" section of the app to practice with different usage examples of the word.

Examples

She was in a room that probably originally was a coal cellar.

Place them in a dark, cool cellar where they will dry out and become dormant.

During heavy rainfall last November, the Bakers’ cellar filled with four inches of water.

He had been hiding in the cellar of his house, playing chess with a Jewish friend.

he spent years building up a remarkable cellar of aged Riojas

I personally will make sure the wine cellar is fully stocked when we next meet.

He used to be a big drinker - he used to spend £10,000 a year laying down wines for his personal cellar.

the servants led us down into a cellar

coal cellar

He hid in a corner of a dark, dank little cellar.

a wine cellar

Buy and cellar it for five years or more and you’ll have a wine to excite.

There is one story in the book from a man who remembers as a child being in the cellar of their house during a bombing raid.

David’s other great hobby is his cellar, and the wine list at the Peat Inn is comprehensive without being in the least daunting.

People would drink the poor vintage until a better one came along, but no one would buy up cases and cellar them away to age.

All of this does nothing at all to explain why the vast majority of the wines in my cellar today are from Europe.

During this time the cheese is kept in a fairly damp, cool cellar.

Open one, drink half, cellar them both for six months, and then test the difference.

In March 1605 the group took out a lease on a ground-floor cellar close by the house they had rented from John Whynniard.

So she might either mark up the wines, projecting their worth in five years down the road and price them accordingly, or instead cellar them.

Last year, though, they were held in a dank cellar underneath London Bridge station’s arches.

Their company has been valued at £20 million and employs 30 people, just two years after they set it up in the cellar of their student house.

Will the wine cellar be stocked from the regular supplier in Ranelagh?
I know another guy whose abandoned mother routinely locked him in a dark root cellar at nights.

And firefighters spent more than 12 hours pumping water from the cellars of four houses in Morley.

Among recent vintages, 2002 has been lauded as the best since 1985, offering relatively rich reds that can drink well now or be cellared.

The cellars of 20 houses, the village hall and the communal cultural centre were inundated.

You need patience, suitable conditions and a healthy bank balance to get into the business of cellaring the great red wines until they each their peak.

These wines are being cellared under perfect conditions with accurate temperature and lighting.

However, some wine lovers also enjoy cellaring their Champagne for a few extra years.