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To Protect and Preserve

For wine enthusiasts, there are few greater delights than enjoying a library wine that has benefited from years of bottle aging. Conversely, there is almost no greater disappointment than opening that same prized bottle only to find it has been ruined due to storage conditions. Similar to living things, wine responds to the environment in which it is kept. Following are some helpful suggestions to ensure that your wines taste as good, if not better, as the day you brought them home.

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Size Matters

One reason people love large-format wine bottles is that they look so impressive on the table or displayed in the cellar. But good looks are merely a happy side effect of these super-sized wines’ real advantage: they allow the wines inside to age more slowly.

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