This Helpful Chart Shows How Long Wines Last Once Opened

It all depends on the type of wine.

Whether you're the ultimate oenophile in your group of friends, or just the occasional drinker, we bet you've pondered this question: How long will this bottle of wine last once I've opened it?

Can I indulge in another glass this weekend, or should I polish it off in the next few days? Well the answer depends on the type of wine you're drinking, according to Trisha Antonsen, the chief cocktail officer at Drizly.

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First, you should know that wine should be stored in the fridge with an airtight topper–yes, even red wine! The exception? If it's a fortified wine, like port, sherry, or madeira. 

And with this helpful chart, you'll always know how long you can expect your newly opened bottle of wine to last and taste its best.

Print it out for your fridge — you'll definitely want to keep this handy:

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