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Many people prefer redwood wine storage racks because of the look and because of redwood's enduring properties. The issue with redwood wine storage racks is that redwood is endangered, so not only can these be prohibitively expensive and hard to get, you aren't doing the rainforests any favors.
Redwood is also softer than mahogany, so it can dent. Out wine storage tip is to skip the redwood and stick with mahogany. Either that or contact your wine rack retailer of choice and find out what they recommend.