Originally Posted by Jon73
My wife is going to bottle her first batch of wine in a few weeks, it is a piesporter (sp?). The kit instructions say to store it for 3 months at temperatures under 60 once bottled. What are the effects if it is stored at roughly 66 degrees? (Light and humidity are not an issue)
I may be able to build a cool storage box using an old mini fridge, but it may not be done till after bottling.
It'll be ok, but it'll age faster at 66 than at 56. A steady temperature, even a bit warmer, is better than temperature fluctuations so a steady 66 will be ok for at least a year or two.