Red wine does not have to be refrigerated. There is not exact temperature for all red wines. Most experts agree that sixty to sixty eight degrees Fahrenheit or sixteen to twenty degrees Celsius is the best range. Some reds may have to be refrigerated but only if you are certain and have been recommended so by the winemaker. You can safely store reds in a dry and cool place that is well shielded from sunlight. You should not keep reds in any place that gets exposed to direct sunlight. You should also avoid any exposure to indirect sunlight. This is why most people prefer to keep wines in their basement or inside a cabinet. Continue reading How to Store Red Wine
You don’t have to be a sommelier to enjoy your red wine. Pour it, make a toast, drink it – that’s all there is to it! But these tips can help you know how to shop, serve and fully enjoy your wine. It can even help you develop your palate, so you know what you really like. Continue reading How to drink red wine like Connoisseur
Some red wines should always be decanted. Others don’t really need decanting but you may consider it for a few specific reasons. Decanting is a process that allows the sediments in red wine to settle down. Decanting is an age old practice. The basic concept has remained unchanged for centuries. The vessel we use to decant wines today has also remained the same for over three hundred years. Let us quickly discuss the basics of decanting a red wine. Continue reading Should you Decant a Red Wine?