How Do I Store Large Bottles of Wine?

Plan For Large Bottle Storage In Residential Wine Cellars

During the planning process of your residential wine cellar, allot for wine racks that hold abnormally sized bottles. The average size of a wine bottle is 75 cl. However, larger bottles have become more common and actually store wine better than smaller bottles. A good rule of thumb is to store four to six bottles of your best wine in magnum-sized wine bottles, which are among the largest available. Do not purchase bottles larger than magnum-size because they are difficult to handle and store. Flexible wine racks can accommodate your differently sized wine bottles. Also, remember to group your wines by size for convenience.

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