wine : humidity
wine from too much or too less humidity
needs to mature in a place with a hygrometry of 70 to
hygrometry is the level of humidity: the percentage of
water in the air.
the room is too dry or too humid, the wine can not mature.
the room is too dry:
room is too dry when the hygrometry is below 70%.
cork dries up. The alcohol in the wine eat the cork.
The cork gets smaller and smaller. The air can get into
the wine and alter its composition. The wine can also
evaporate from the bottle.
the room is too humid:
room is too humid when the hygrometry is above 80%.
humidity damages the cork and the smell of the cork will
go into the wine.
humidity also attacks the label of the bottle.
the wine is kept for a long time (a few months) in a
dry or humid place it will be irremediably damaged.
cooler maintains a constant level of hygrometry.
cellars (wine coolers):
Protect wine from:
(too warm or too cold)
(too much or too less)
long can I keep a bottle of wine ?
of french wines
a wine cooler ?