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How long is white wine OK for?

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ProseccoBitch Sun 04-Sep-16 19:33:39

There's half a bottle of pinot grigio in the fridge that's been open for about a week. Is it OK to drink?

This has never happened to me before, not sure how it hasn't been drunk hmm

ClosedAuraOpenMind Sun 04-Sep-16 19:35:10

if it's in a screw top bottle it should be fine winesmile

ProseccoBitch Sun 04-Sep-16 19:39:47

It's screw top but the top wasn't on really tightly (this means DP must have put it on, it's a constant bone of contention that he doesn't do lids up tight enough)

sentia Sun 04-Sep-16 19:40:51

Taste a bit. If it's gone it will be obvious.

happystory Sun 04-Sep-16 19:41:46

It'll be fine. (There's never been a half bottle of wine in my fridge for a week mind you)

averylongtimeago Sun 04-Sep-16 19:41:48

Taste it. You will soon know.

ProseccoBitch Sun 04-Sep-16 19:43:23

I think it tastes OK but I've just eaten some chocolate buttons so was doubting myself. Thanks all smile

justdontevenfuckingstart Sun 04-Sep-16 19:44:04

I remember watching Nigella once and she had a great tip for using up leftover wine by freezing it in ice cube trays to later put in stews and stuff. I was 'what the fuck is leftover wine?'

LineyReborn Sun 04-Sep-16 19:45:39

It's good for about 20 minutes here.

ProseccoBitch Sun 04-Sep-16 19:45:47

JustDont yes I remember that and thought the same! Think it must have been hidden behind something else in the fridge!

justdontevenfuckingstart Sun 04-Sep-16 19:50:36

Prosecco there is no better feeling than finding unexpected wine.

torthecatlady Sun 18-Sep-16 23:54:03

Love the idea of freezing leftover wine.
I only use red for cooking, so this would suit me and mean I don't have to use half a bottle.

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