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How long will a bottle of red wine keep for if it's open but has a stopper in it?

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Holymoly321 Fri 25-Sep-09 14:11:21

Opened a bottle of red last friday, has had a stopper in it all week - can we still drink it or do we have to bin it?

MaureenMLove Fri 25-Sep-09 14:30:14

I'd still drink it, but then I'll drink anything if I'm desparate!

I also have never had occasion to have wine for more than about 2 days open, so I am no authority! grin

I do know though, if it tastes a bit 'tart', add a splash of cassis or port if you've got it. It'll pep it up again.

Elk Fri 25-Sep-09 14:35:34

I'd use it for cooking.

Lovemyshoes Fri 25-Sep-09 14:36:48

It would last about 10 minutes in our house.

LadyGlencoraPalliser Fri 25-Sep-09 14:40:19

Taste it and see. It might be fine, but I can't be sure as I've never left an open bottle unmolested that long.

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