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How long can you keep red wine for cooking once the bottle is opened?

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FlippetyFlipFlaps Fri 09-Nov-12 20:13:05


I often like to keep a bottle of red wine handy for adding to sauces while cooking. I made a casserole about two weeks ago using a bottle, and was thinking of making a bolognese tomorrow using a bit from the same bottle.

Is is OK or could I make myself and the rest of my family ill if I use it? Generally how long does red wine keep for cooking purposes once the bottle is opened?

Thanks for your help in advance!

DrSeuss Fri 09-Nov-12 21:14:14

Dunno but it would freeze in glass size portions or icecubes.

BertieBotts Fri 09-Nov-12 21:28:42

I've kept it for months before and carried on using and it's been fine.

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