Category: Otto Bottle Rack

The history of wine storage


What is the best way of storing wine? This living product continues to age even after bottling and can spoil if it is not stored properly.

Winemaking enthusiasts take enormous pride in their collections that are stored in designer birch wood bottle racks or sophisticated wine cellars just like the Ancient Egyptians prided themselves on their terracotta amphorae.

Winemaking techniques have developed in line with wine-storage and preservation, driven by these four inventions:

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How to arrange and store wine bottles


Who doesn’t have their own small home cellar and who doesn`t like to boast about those special bottles that are kept for a certain occasion? The storage of wine is not the only key to savouring it later; its presentation and visual appearance are essential for us to be more inclined to try it. In this post we cover both of these factors.

Wine bottles storage tips:

  1. Light. We all know that light, to a greater or lesser degree, can affect the characteristics of wine. Heat sources as well as direct light should be avoided. Bottles with UV filters do exist but nevertheless direct or indirect exposure to light can affect the wine even with this type of bottle. It is important to keep the bottles in a dark place away from windows and sunlight.

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