Forgot to refrigerate the wine before dinner? No sweat. Here's a simple and fast solution.
Things You'll Need
- Ice Buckets
Fill a bucket with ice and cold water.
Submerge the bottle up to its neck in the bucket.
Remove after 20 minutes.
Tips & Warnings
- Many people put wine in the freezer to chill it quickly. Although this works, it can be tough on more delicate wines.
- It takes 2 hours to chill a bottle in the refrigerator and a bit more than 1 hour in ice alone.
- White wines, champagnes and rosé wines (which have a pink color) are commonly served chilled. Red wines are served at room temperature, although if it's hot out, you might chill the wine in the refrigerator for 20 to 30 minutes, then leave it on the counter for 10 minutes to warm up.
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