Send all questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org What should I do to store my wine in the summer months if I don’t have a wine fridge? Summer can be an awful time for wine. With temperatures rising at a dramatic rate, the delicate liquid inside your bottle can cook and turn very easily, which is why understanding […]
That bottle of bubbly in your fridge isn’t going to last forever. Sure, it’s cold in the fridge, but it isn’t some cryogenic chamber for Champagne and other sparkling wine. In fact, if you’ve got some sparkling wine that’s been in the fridge for more than a month, go ahead and take it out now. […]
If you’re anything like us, you don’t have a ton of space in your apartment, and that means, whether you store your bottles in a wine fridge — which everyone should own, by the way — or your real fridge, space is at a premium. And when space is at a premium, you usually wind […]
If the Nelly song, “Hot in Herre,” describes the temperature in your home — clothing or lack thereof notwithstanding — then it’s likely your wine stash is at risk. Amid all the noise of the wine industry–what to drink, when, and how–heat damage often comes up, but there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to proper storage, especially […]
Oxygen and wine have long been frenemies — just a small amount of oxygen helps a wine age and develop, but too much and a wine will quickly turn to vinegar. The cork is the bottle’s ultimate protector as a wine ages, letting just enough air in, while keeping most of it out.
Starting a wine collection doesn’t always require a cellar. Although yes, having somewhere ancient and musty-seeming to lead your guests will make the wine seem more important and mysterious. But if you’re an apartment dweller, and/or have to use your limited basement space for say, all the stuff we tend to accumulate in life, that […]
One of the best cases of silver lining we’ve heard all year: it just so happens that World War II-era tunnels in the Rock of Gibraltar have the perfect conditions for wine storage—conditions that’ll no longer go to waste when a project to convert the tunnels begins later this month.
What do you do when you’ve amassed a decent-size collection of wine bottles, but don’t have an extra room in your home to designate as a wine cellar? You get creative, of course! You start looking for nooks and crannies anywhere you can find them, including under the staircase. These are our seven favorite under the staircase wine cellars. […]
Every wine lover needs a wine rack. It’s the perfect spot to showcase your tastes, your style, and your vino. While some of us may find it difficult to keep the rack stocked at the same pace as we drink its contents, these beautiful and unique racks may just inspire you to keep the shelves […]