Storing wine is a hobby a lot of people like to get into. Wine is good for parties for obvious reasons, that would be the alcohol, certain wines go good with certain foods but the reason for storing wine for most people even know they might not admit it, is wine that has been stored or aged can become a conversional topic. Wine can also show a since of class, taste and maybe even a symbol of wealth. But before showing off to all your friends the high class wine you drink you may want to make sure you store it properly. You can put wine in the refrigerator if you plan to drink it but do not store wine in the refrigerator as wine should be stored in a dark place of a temperature anywhere from 58 to 72 degrees.
Here are some important things to remember when storing wine:
- Store corked wine bottles on their sides so the cork won’t dry out and let air in
- Keep the temperature constant
- Don’t move the wine bottles until it is time to drink the wine
- Keep the humidity at 70%
- Make sure the wine in isolation for the wine will breathe in any odors around
All white wines must be corked very well then put in the refrigerator but should not be stored for more then 3-5 days.
All red wines for the sake of the wine should not be stored in the refrigerator but in a dark place and will also only be good for about 3-5 days