In general, a bottle of wine should be consumed within one to one and a half years of its vintage date. Exact timing varies depending on the type of wine. For example, the higher tannin content in red wine allows it to b... More »

An unopened bottle of white wine can last over three years past its printed date. Factors that determine the shelf life of a wine include its vintage, its label, how it was prepared and how it is stored. More »

In general, red wines start to lose their aromas and flavors and begin to taste acidic 2 or 3 days after opening. However, the more bodied a wine is, the more likely it is to have a higher tannin-content. Tannins reduce ... More »

Although there are many different sizes for wine bottles, a standard bottle of wine has 0.75 liters. Wine bottle sizes range from the smallest that is a split to the largest called a paramount. While the split size has a... More »

If stored properly, a bottle of red wine can last up to a week after being opened. Without proper storage, it will only last a day or two. More »

A bottle of wine generally serves five people a single glass of wine each. A standard bottle of wine contains 750 milliliters or 25.4 ounces, and a serving of wine is 5 ounces. Bottles and glasses vary in size. More »

To open wine without a corkscrew, drive a long screw into the center of the cork with a screwdriver, secure the bottle, then remove the cork using a hammer. This process should take less than five minutes. More »

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