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The 411 on Storing Wine: Does It Ever Expire?

When you’re shopping for milk, what’s the first thing you check on the container? The expiration date — right? Same thing with a container of yogurt, or a loaf of bread, or a package of meat, or a can of

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Protect Your Wine from Heat and Sunlight

Temperatures reached into the mid-90s in Los Angeles and Phoenix, and well into the 80s in parts of the South and East Coast, yesterday. Autumn may be here, but summer refuses to go away completely. If you live in one

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The Swiss Approach to Wine Storage

Switzerland is known for many things, among them exquisite watches, luscious chocolate, 450 varieties of cheese, extremely private banks and magnificent mountain ranges. The pride of Switzerland is Zurich, which has been described as having the best quality of life

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How to Chill a Bottle of Wine

We are just 16 days away from the summer solstice, which marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. To be precise, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, summer 2015 will begin on June 21 at 12:38 p.m. Eastern.

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