People who consume wine regularly frequently run off to a local package store each time they need a bottle, for a dinner party or a simple pasta dish on a Tuesday night. But there are several sound reasons to begin a small wine collection, not the least of which is having several wines on hand so last-minute situations like these arise much less often. It also affords the opportunity for people who appreciate maturity in their wines to store them in better conditions than most retail stores. And it can be economical, not to mention the beginning of a hobby that can be fascinating. Included will be information about various means of storing wine at home and proper serving temperatures.