Wine Storage and Drinking Tips

Posted on: May 22, 2017 | by: Tri-Village Self Storage August 2, 2017

Wine Storage Tips

  • Wine should be stored ideally at 55 Degrees Fahrenheit, 70-75% Humidity, in the dark, and on its side.
  • Fluctuations in temperature can cause a bottle to spoil. Keep wine out of the kitchen. Stable temperature is more important than perfect temperature.
  • Leaving a bottle in your car on a hot day, with almost certainly ruin it.
  • Storing a bottle on its side helps keep the cork moist, preventing it from drying out.
  • Different wines mature at different rates.
  • Collectibles Insurance will cover the appreciation vs renters insurance which will only cover up to the retail value of the wine.

Tips for Drinking Wine

  • Drink what you like.
  • A stemmed tulip shaped glass is the best all-purpose glass.
  • Reds taste best between 53-69 deg.
  • White wines, bubbles and champagnes taste best between 44-57 degrees.
  • Most wines taste best decanted.

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