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Tips To Properly Store Your Unopened Wine

The key to a long-lasting unopened bottle of wine proper storage. Keep your wine in a dark place, like a wine cellar or wine cooler, where temperatures and humidity are controlled. Lay the bottles on their side to keep the cork moist and, preventing it from drying out. 

7 Tips for Storing Wine — Best Temperature and Bottle Position

If you don’t have a wine cellar or cooler, do your best to keep your wine away from direct sunlight and any heat sources. Unopened wine can typically last about 6 months to a year if stored at room temperature (16 to 20 degree Celsius; not Malaysia weather temperature). Room temperature conditions, especially if on the warmer side, can accelerate the aging process and potentially degrade the wine.

Storing your opened wine: If you’re trying to preserve an open bottle, reseal it with a stopper, then store red and white wines in the refrigerator to extend their life. Even with the best stopper, opened white and red wines last 3-7 days, while fortified wines like port or sherry can last up to several weeks.

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