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Table wines should be stored horizontally, so that the wine is always touching the cork. When bottles are stored in an upright position, the wine sediment settles at the bottom of the bottle and affects the flavor. As long as the cork continues to touch wine, it will stay moist and prevent air from entering the bottle and affecting the flavor of the wine.