How to prolong wine's life after opening 

On evenings when you only want a glass or two, it can feel like you're squandering the bottle or compromising taste if you don't complete it.  

You may simply prolong the life of opened wine if you know how. 

Before learning how to preserve wine, we should understand why it spoils so quickly. 


Wine is formed from fermented grape juice, which yeast transforms to alcohol and carbon dioxide. 

Fermented wine lasts long in the bottle. But removing the cork exposes the liquid to oxygen, starting "oxidation." 

We asked experts and sommeliers for their best techniques to slow oxidation and preserve your favorite wine. 

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