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Question by  Darren (23)

What is a normal shelf life for wine?


Answer by  timerunning (805)

Wine can last for many many years. They actually say wine gets better with age. That is why lots of people have 50 year old bottles!


Answer by  Spazman667 (259)

Wine is a liquid that often gets better with age and the shelf life of wine is very different due to the many types of wine and the location of where it's made. Wine will taste good though no matter if it is 1 year or 100 years old.


Answer by  KWags1977 (427)

Depending on the type of wine, where and how it was produced, you can expect it to last anywhere from a year to 100 years. Many vintage and expensive wines are over 50 years old or more. Wine gets better with age.


Answer by  Mary (2095)

This completely depends on the wine and how well it was sealed. Some Roman Empire wines are still good, but some wines off the shelf are bad.


Answer by  Aubs (1089)

There is not really a shelf life for bottled wines. Bottled wines can last for decades. Boxed wines, however, do have expiration dates that should be followed. These types of wines usually are good for about six months.


Answer by  Jessie124 (1885)

If it's not a vintage wine, it should be used within a year. But make sure you store it in a cool place.


Answer by  Belle (75)

You can keep wine for decades as long as you store it properly, wherever you store it must be below 70 degrees Farenheit and above 20 degrees; this allows for the wine to mature slowly and become more complex in it's taste.


Answer by  Bryce (7)

The quality of wine decreases every day after its opened, on average three to five days is as long as you would want to drink it after opening.


Answer by  musicmimes (64)

Wine can actually sit on a shelf and last for many, many years. In fact, it is said that wine actually gets better with age. So the longer you leave it sitting, the better its going to get

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