Keeping wine fine for a longer time

By Bethany Brookshire, 15:44 PM December 2, 2013

Often, at the end of a dinner party or other festivities, someone gets picked to finish off the bottle of wine. After all, you can’t leave the last glass in the bottle! If it’s white wine, it will darken in color and won’t taste as good. Leave it for long enough and you’ll end up with something almost undrinkable.

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