After the Vine Wine Cellars
was established in 2003.
Owner, Jeff Barnes
has over 28 years of comprehensive experience in residential
construction. The last 12 years have been dedicated to the design,
fabrication and installation of custom climate controlled wine
cellars. He received his Bachelors degree in Construction Engineering
from Purdue University in 1980. Jeff was a custom home builder in
Arizona from 1982 to 1990 and in Southern California from 1990 to
1993. He returned to Indiana and started Wine Cellars Limited in 1997.
Wine Cellars Limited designed and built wine cellars in Indiana and
the Midwest. As the wine cellar industry grew, his experience and
reputation led clients to request his services on a national level.
In 2000, Jeff started a company that manufactured wine racking systems
sold exclusively to a network of dealers around the US. He sold that
company in 2003 and became their dealer in Arizona and Southern
California. Jeff has successfully combined his passion for wine with
his design and construction talents.