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How long can an opened bottle of wine keep?

At the campsite or in the garden on a warm summer evening: everybody is pulling to have a bottle of wine, opens it, and still it is not completely empty and will. How can you open a bottle of wine, actually, yet to keep?

According to the sommelier, Martin van den Brink, keep the red wines are generally longer than the white ones. This is due to the compound tannin that is found in the skin of the red grape variety there. That is, it is a kind of houdbaarheidsmiddel. Red wine is made with the skin of the grape has been made, a white wine of the white juice from the grape.

The sweet wines are, according to the viticulturist because of the high sugar content often have a longer shelf life than dry wines. The sugar works as a tannin as a preservative. Wines that are matured in eikenhoutenvaten go on for a longer time, such as the well-known white wines of Burgundy Chardonnay.

A sparkling wine, like prosecco or champagne, you can at least for a long time to save, ” says Van den Brink. “Once you open your sparkling wine is best within two days of drinking, as the bubbles will escape from it. Therefore, it turns into a still wine, and it will oxidize.”

Oxidation helps to ensure that the quality of the wine will quickly deteriorate once the bottle is opened. That is, according to the viticulturist because of the oxygen in the wine, which is a chemical process that makes sure that the taste is often affected in a negative way.

Most of the wine, which is a two-day shelf life in the refrigerator is only a sweet white wine, it stays good for longer. (Image: 123RF)

Also, red wines can be stored in the refrigerator

But the oxidation can also have a positive impact. Some of the most youthful wines, it may very well work, if the wine is still in development, once the bottle is open, it is made of, ” says sommelier Live in April. “We have some young wines can be, for example, is still very much locked down. The flavors are not at their best. As a wine, you need to take time to let in some fresh air, or to serve it from a decantation carafe to make that process go faster.”

Guidelines for the storage of wine in the fridge after you open it

  • Dry white wine, a two-day
  • Sweet white wine, a six-day
  • The case of sparkling wines, in two days
  • Red wine, for two to three days
  • Rose: a two-day

In order to have the negative oxidation process as long as possible, it will help, in any case, the wine in the fridge, ” says April. This also applies to red wine, which is often said to be that which is the better out of the fridge, you can keep it. “Because of the low temperatures, development of all types of wine is to slow down. You have a red wine in the fridge for the drinks.”

Another tip for the sommelier is to wine as long as possible, so as to keep it, is to have a vacuümpompje to use it. This you can extract the oxygen out of the bottle, and extend the service life. Although, according to its ambassador to pakistan at the expense of the flavour.

Those who are not in the home, it can also be a small plastic waterbottle to use it, says its ambassador to pakistan. “Here, pour your wine over it. Next, hold your wine up to the very top in the bottle, and then the air is out of it. Then, tighten the cap back on and put the bottle in the fridge.”

The wine is good, and it falls out of each other

In order to determine whether or not you have an opened bottle of wine can be a drink, you can get the best of your senses, say the experts. When the oxidation process is continued too long, it is a wine, namely value for money, and is empty, ” says April. “It’s falling apart. There is a “blank” taste, without the fruit.”

Tips to get your wine for as long as possible

  • You put a bottle of white wine on the table, and immediately after opening the sealed, in the refrigerator
  • The use of a vacuümpompje, but the pump does not have to be long, then you pull the flavors out of the bottle
  • Keep all of the types of open bottles of wine in the fridge
  • This champagnedop for the bottles of bubbles
  • Always put the cork or cap back on the bottle, and if you save them

“The wine can also be bitter, to be,” adds Van den Brink is on. In addition to the wine, according to him, the color. White, wine, yellow, or brown, and wine red to light orange. April: “When you’re on the bottle, the smell, and the smell is sour or you’re up against, then it is probably better not to drink it.”

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