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Tips for perfect wine temperature


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  • Sweet white wines: 43 to 47 degrees
  • Dry sherry and dry Madeira: 43 to 47 degrees
  • Champagne and sparkling wines: 43 to 50 degrees
  • Light white wines and rosé: 45 to 50 degrees
  • Heavy whites and light reds: 50 to 55 degrees
  • Tawny Port and sweet Sherries: 54 to 61 degrees
  • Medium-bodied reds: 55 degrees
  • Full-bodied and aged reds: 59 to 64 degrees
  • Sweet Madiera and vintage Port: 64 to 68 degrees

The do give these instructions too:

  • Start with the right temperature
  • Don’t overfill the wine glass
  • Return the wine bottle to the refrigerator, cellar, or cupboard after pouring

I'm going to have to say their second rule, don't overfill the glass, is full of it!

Courtney Cox agrees...

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...to get a bigger glass!

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Is that last glass a VASE?!

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