The Basic Tips For Proper Wine Storage

If you want to be able to drink the best wine, you need to ensure that you store it properly. That way, it will age and develop properly, giving you the best flavors and aromas to enjoy by yourself or with friends. We’re going to show you some of the most basic things you need to know about proper wine storage. The wine bottles need to be stored in a stable, horizontally position, at a relatively unchanging, cool temperature. It should also be keep out of direct light and in an atmosphere that has some moisture, so that the corks won’t dry out and let oxygen in. • If the bottles have a natural cork, you should store them on their sides. • If they have synthetic corks or screw caps, you should store them upright or on their side. • You can store champagne bottles upright. • Wine should be stored around 10 to 13 degrees Celsius (or 50 degrees to 55 degrees Fahrenheit. • There should be a little bit of humidity to keep the cork moist, but not too much humidity, because that may alter the aroma, taste and texture of the wine itself. • Invest in a wine storage facility, because it can provide the optimum storage conditions for your bottles of wine. If you are looking for professional grade wine storage for your wine collection than give us a call to discuss the climate controlled and secure wine storage options, we have available to keep your fine wines safely stored in our wine storage facility in New Jersey.



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