I have written in the past about storing wine in your refrigerator. After seeing a number of bottles Mrs. Tiedemann had stored in our fridge in the garage I thought I needed to revisit the subject. I assume the bottles have been in there for a long time, so what is the chance the wine is still good?
Storing wine properly is not as simple as keeping whites in the fridge and reds on the counter. Watch this informative video on the importance of properly controlling wine temperatures so your wines taste as good as they should.Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Riesling, serving wine, storing wine, wine temperature
A couple of the questions I get asked a lot are “What temperature should I serve my wine at?” and “Should I store my wine in the refrigerator?” and “Do I need to chill wines?” First, let me address the issue of storing your wine in your kitchen refrigerator. The common kitchen refrigerator maintains a temperature somewhere between 35 and 38 degrees and it has relatively low levels of humidity as well. As you will see from our guidelines, the optimum temperatures for serving wine range from 45 to 65 degrees. These temperatures are well above the temperature your refrigerator is capable of maintaining…Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot, Riesling, Sauvignon Blac, wine temperature