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Wine Storage

Wine is amongst the few commodities that can get better with age. However, it is equally easier for the wine to get spoiled if the wine storage conditions are unfavorable. Proper wine storage is crucial for any wine that is being stored for a long period. The three factors which have a direct bearing on a wine's quality are light, humidity and temperature. Earlier long-term storage of wine was handled by wine merchants who had access to exclusive wine storage cellars primed to make proper wine storage an easy task. However, in the recent years the tough task of handling and storing wine has emerged as the responsibility of the consumers. Specialised services like dedicated wine storage facilities and the construction of specialized wine cellars have emerged to cater to the wine storage requirements of end consumers. The proper wine storage, whether it is a wine cellar in one’s home or an exclusive wine storage facility that one pays for, should be devoid of direct light as it can adversely affect the quality of the wine. An optimum degree of humidity is required in the wine storage area to store wines such that the cork of the wine bottle do not dry out as it can allow oxygen to enter the wine bottle affecting its quality by becoming oxidized. Likewise, excessive humidity in the wine storage area can damage the labels on the wine bottles. Maintaining optimum temperature in the wine storage area is also crucial to allow the wine to age naturally and without any inhibition, adding to the wine quality. For more information call us on 02 9653 1122 / 02 9659 1122 or visit us http:/ /www.hillsstorage.com.au/


Wine Storage