Chilling red/white.. afterwards?
I have a rule:
Put Red IN the fridge for 15 mins.
Take white OUT of the fridge for 15 mins.
If you have leftover, do you put both red and white BACK in the fridge?
Or do you keep it on the counter? Thanks
I do the same in terms of chilling/removing before serving. I usually put leftover whites in the fridge, and leave the (vacum pumped) red on the counter, knowing it will get used the next day.
I don't drink white wine but I do the much as you do with reds, in the fridge for 15 to 30 minutes depending on the temperature out. I don't usually store opened wine in the fridge though. I have a pantry cabinet that is usually a few degrees cooler than room temp and store it there. Given the number of people and traffic at my place its rare for a wine to last more than two days, either being drunk or used in cooking.
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