Monday, August 19, 2013

Wine Tip of the Week: Store Your Natural Cork Wines on Their Side

For wine bottles sealed with natural corks (or composite corks), it is important to store them on their sides. This position keeps wine in contact with the cork - helping ensure the cork will not dry out and compromise the seal.   For synthetic corks or screw caps, or wines that you are going to drink within a week or so, this is not as important - but for any longer, lay 'em down!

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