Features to Consider in Wine Cellar Cabinetry

Before purchasing a wine cabinet or cabinet furniture, it's important to become familiar with the quality of how a cabinet is constructed so you can make the an informed purchase decision. All of our cabinets and cabinet furniture is handcrafted by our master woodworking craftsmen using the highest standard of quality from time tested techniques.

Below are some of our features showcasing what makes our quality stand out. We also have some FAQs you can review to get a better understanding of why you should choose Vigilant.

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Trim Details

High bases, built-up crowns and accent moldings are some of the types of trim you can add to your wine cabinets to create a refined look. Moldings, rosettes, profiles, medallions, corbels and onlays are additional options.

Base molding on cabinet

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Our furniture quality cabinets showcase fully assembled face frame with finished interiors using traditional joinery. All our cabinets are constructed of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) for proper seal and energy efficiency.

View of our cabinet interior

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Counter Tops

Many of these cabinets are designed with matching wood counter-tops with a durable finish, custom profiles and radius options. you can further personalize your counter-top with granite or other materials as you see fit.

Our quality cabinet countertops

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We have a number of different door styles to choose from. Some standard options are frame and panel, raised panel, mesh, or glass. We can handle custom requests too, just let us know what you want and we'll make it happen!

Our quality door options for our cabinets

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Our craftsman use the finest techniques including creating all drawers and doors with dovetail joinery. Choose from multiple options to make your drawers and doors unique to your design.

We craft our cabinets with dovetail joinery

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A complete line of finish options are available for these wine cabinets. Chose from one of Vigilant's standard finishes or chose a custom finish to better suit your taste or match the finish to your existing mill work.

Choose our standard or custom finish for your Vigilant cabinet

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Arched Soffits

Arched soffits add a perfect finishing touch to any fine cabinetry. We offer arched and true radius soffit and bead board arches at multiple widths. Let your imagination loose when thinking about how you want your soffit to look with your existing room decor.

Add a soffit or bead board arch to your wine cellar or wine room design.

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Wood mullions are a high-end looking finishing touch you can add to any glass paneled cabinet door. Our mullions have distinguishing profiles that create a multi-paneled glass effect and give extra detail to enhance the finer cabinet features.

Mullions for cabinet doors

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Counter Moldings

Moldings under counter-tops are another way of emphasizing the decorative nature of our cabinets. Create a profile that matches your crown and base moldings, or let our design experts create one that will accent the rest of your cabinetry.

Cabinet moldings for under counter tops

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Concealed European hinges are standard on Vigilant non-conditioned cabinets. On conditioned cabinets, heavy duty blum hinges are used. We offer our standard drawer slide or upgrade to an invisible under mount drawer slides. If you prefer to use a type of hinge or slide that matches your existing hardware, let us know.

Our cabinets have the highest quality hardware

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Display Lighting

Optional Display lighting comes pre-installed in all Vigilant cabinetry. Display lighting can highlight a soffit, an arch, a display row, cabinetry and other decorative or functional items anywhere within you wine cellar or wine room. We offer both Low Watt halogen and durable, long-lasting LED lighting options.

Add display lighting to your cabinets to create a dramatic effect

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Custom Cabinetry and Mill Work FAQs

What is the difference between Vigilant's custom cabinetry and mill work and other Vigilant products?

A: Our custom cabinetry and mill work are built to the highest finish level by our top cabinet makers. The cabinets are handmade and assembled here in our wood-shop and shipped directly to you. However, the most distinguishing characteristic is that they are designed and built specifically to your requirements and tastes.

Our cabinets feature details and trim elements that include but are not limited to the following:

  • Face frame wine cabinets
  • Divided light glass doors
  • Higher base and crown molding details
  • Hidden under-mount drawer slides
  • Full build counter tops
  • Panel moldings customer-specified trim details

Are your custom cabinetry and mill work storage cabinets just for wine?

A: No, many of our custom cabinetry and mill work projects expand to libraries, movie rooms, media centers, and other unique built-in elements of the home, hospitality or retail space.

Do door and drawer pulls come with the wood storage cabinets?

A: No, these wooden storage cabinets are very personal by design and so we leave it up to you to select and determine the location of your cabinet pulls.

What finishes are available?

A: We offer both standard and custom finish options on our custom cabinetry and mill work line. Discuss these options with your design consultant.


What wood species are available?

A: Our preferred wood species on custom cabinetry and mill work is mahogany. However, we will be happy to design and build your project using wood species such as oak, hard maple, and cherry among others. We also offer figured veneer panels.

What type of warranty do these cabinets come with?

A: All custom cabinetry and mill work cabinets come with the same limited lifetime warranty as our other Vigilant products.