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How to Store & Serve Port Wine (Tawny, White, Rosé, & Ruby)

Port wines are beautiful wines that are loved by so many. If you want to enjoy ports, knowing how to properly store, age, and serve your port wines can seem complicated. So how should you store port? Port wine should be stored inside a wine refrigerator at 50°-55°F, around 65% humidity, in complete darkness with …

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How to Store & Serve Zinfandel Wine (A Complete Guide)

Zinfandel is growing in popularity and many new and experienced wine lovers are really starting to explore it. But storing zinfandel can seem like a tricky nut to crack. So how is zinfandel properly stored? Zinfandel should be stored at 55°-59° F with a humidity of 70% in complete darkness in a wine refrigerator or …

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Should You Store Wine in the Garage? (A Complete Guide)

Wine drinkers often look to their garages as a safe place to store wine long-term. These out-of-the-way locations seem like viable locations, but are they really a good option if you want to keep your wine in great condition? Garages are not ideal for wine storage because of temperature fluctuations, sunlight exposure, and vibrations. Long-term …

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Complete Guide: How to Store Rosé Wine (Storage & Serving)

Temperature, Humidity, & Bottle Orientation 55° F is the ideal storage temperature for rosé wine. If that is not achievable, wine stored within a range of 50-60° F should be adequate. The humidity levels should be as close to 57% as possible. The level will keep the cork moist enough to prevent cracking but not …

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7 Great Wine Storage Hacks for Small Apartment Spaces

There are a few guidelines to follow for storing wine properly, but sometimes it can be tricky when we just don’t have as much space. Here are a few hacks that can create big solutions for small problems. Nothing should stop you from building the wine collection of your dreams. 1. Store Short-Term Bottles Seperately …

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How to Save Wine from Damaged, Crumbled, or Tainted Cork

I really like screwtop wine stoppers, but there is something special about popping the cork out of a great wine. However, dealing with cork taint and damaged or crumbled corks can be a real dilemma. You can save your wine with the proper steps. To deal with fragile wine corks, it is important to move …

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How to Properly Store Sparkling Wine: A Helpful Guide

When it comes down to celebrating, there is no better way to do so than popping open a bottle of bubbly. Here are some pro tips and tricks on how to store and serve your sparkling wines, no matter what the occasion is. Sparkling wine should be kept in a climate-controlled wine refrigerator at a …

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How Well Does Bordeaux Wine Age? Learn When to Drink It

One of my favorite wines to drink is a nice Bordeaux but knowing how long to age it was a bit hazy to me. Some vintages are made with premium grapes and can age much longer than other lesser-quality grapes. Bordeaux wine is one of the best aging wines displaying a slow, gentle rise in …

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Should Red Wine Be Served at Room Temperature? Truth Inside

Pouring a beautiful red into a glass is sure to get everyone’s mouth-watering. But there are a ton of misconceptions around the best temperature to serve this category of wine. A ton of people believe room temperature is the ideal serving temperature but that needs correction. Should red wine be served at room temperature? It …

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Does Wine Age in Barrels & in Bottles? A Wine Expert’s View

Contrary to popular belief, not all wines get better with time. In fact, it is arguable that most wines are already aged to perfection at the time of purchase and should be enjoyed immediately. Many people want to know if the wine will age in the barrel and in bottles. This is a great question …

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