How To Keep An Open Bottle Of Wine
Leave it on the counter or in the refrigerator?
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What Happens After You Open It
It's all about oxygen — the moment you uncork a bottle of wine, you begin the process of oxydation, which changes the wine's composition over time.
A little bit of oxygen is good: it opens up the aromas and softens harsh tannins (which is why it's recommended to aerate a bottle of red for an hour after opening).
However, exposing wine to oxygen over a long period will turn it to vinegar.
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