About us at The Wine Grotto in Pasadena, California

About Us and News & Awards

STORBOX Self Storage and The Wine Grotto opened in 2001 and is both the largest wine storage and self storage facility in the San Gabriel Valley and is one of the largest in Southern California. It is family owned and operated with management and investors in the Pasadena and South Pasadena communities. We are devoted to exceptional customer service and strive to achieve 100% customer satisfaction. Nearly every wine storage customer rents from us on their initial visit and most are referred by friends or one of our local wine stores. We are proud to offer the highest rated** wine storage in the San Gabriel Valley. Our staff of professional storage counselors is available 7 days per week. We offer the best wine storage available, with a vast array of sizes suitable for any cellaring demands.

STORBOX Self Storage in the News

We are a member of the Self Storage Association and the California Self Storage Association. Here are some articles about The Wine Grotto and STORBOX Self Storage in the news and awards that we have been honored with:

  • In 2001 The Pasadena Star News featured an article on STORBOX when we first opened.
  • In 2002 The Mini-Storage Messenger published an article about STORBOX and The Wine Grotto specifically about our wine storage as a new trend in storage.
  • In 2003 we were the featured article in the Mini-Storage Messenger as their national “In The Spotlight” facility for our state-of-the-art design and for our wine storage.
  • In 2007 we also received an award for Historical Preservation from the City of Pasadena.
  • In 2008 we received the Urban Landscape Award from Pasadena Beautiful Foundation.

Come on by and see how easy we can make your wine cellaring experience.

The team at The Wine Grotto in Pasadena, California

Why The Wine Grotto at STORBOX Self Storage?

  • Take a video tour of The Wine Grotto!
  • Temperature and Humidity Controlled
  • Building specifically designed for wine storage
  • 7-day/week access with longest hours of access.***
  • Our security systems help keep your things safe
    • We have 32 cameras that record all site access
    • Walk-in cellar doors are individually alarmed
    • State of the Art Bioscript/fingerprint scan access system
    • All alarms are monitored and responded to after hours
  • Individual lockers and walk-in cellars
  • We will receive your wine shipments and notify you promptly when a delivery is accepted on your behalf


  • Locally owned. We care about our community and neighbors.
  • Highest rated wine storage facility in the San Gabriel Valley!**
  • Great customer service and we are always striving to do better.
  • Great prices and specials.
  • Well designed facility to make moving as easy as possible.
  • Our roofs are COOL! Just check Google maps and you will see ours is the only COOL (white) roof in the area. This reduces our carbon footprint.
  • All the packing and moving supplies you need
  • Clean, well maintained facility.

** Highest rated per Google and Yelp reviews.
*** Excluding 7 holidays