SETTING THESAURUS

WINE CELLAR



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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
Smooth racks (of redwood, mahogany, cherry or oak) or single rack beds on the walls
A case for wine and port glasses
A polished marble or granite-topped tasting table with a glass decanter
Glasses and an aerator
Horizontal boxes to display labels
Recessed pot lighting dimmed for ambiance
Display lighting
A refrigerator
Stone or tile flooring
A tempered glass door
A temperature gauge for climate control
Wine bottles
Decorative facings on walls
A wine barrel for displaying a special bottle of wine
Block wooden counters
Carved cabinetry
Hidden music speakers
A tray of cheeses, dried fruit, and nuts for tastings and pairings
Napkins

SOUNDS:
The soft purr of a split cooling system
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