How to Organise Your Wine Collection for Storage

There’s no right or wrong way to sort your wine. As long as it’s a method which will help you to find what you’re looking for, that’s all that matters. Here are some tips to get you started.

1. Create a logical sorting system

There are many options for sorting your wine, here are some suggestions:

  1. Brand
  2. Variety
  3. Price
  4. Year
  5. Colour

2. Tags or label bottles

Make your own tags or purchase pre-made ones especially for wine bottles to easily see what you’re looking at.

3. Keep a stock inventory

Maintain a spreadsheet of your inventory via a laptop or phone, and mark off bottles which are opened or added to storage.

You can also use popular apps to keep track of your wine collection. See these apps below:

  1. The Personal Wine Curator
  2. CellarTracker
  3. Snooth Wine Pro (iPhone App)
  4. Wine Info (iPhone App)
  5. Drync (also available as iPhone App)
  6. VinoCell (iPhone and iPad App)