One of the most rewarding motives for collecting wine is the ability to enjoy your collection over time. Once you have started buying wine in significant quantity, it is important to establish a risk-free storage plan. Wine, like any perishable food item is sensitive to its surroundings. The two natural enemies of wine are heat and air. They have a harmful effect to your wine if not managed properly. Fortunately, the alcohol content in wine does act as a preservative.
What are the 5 common threats that can compromise the quality of your wine collection at home?
When storing wine, here are the Top 4 elements that must be present at your wine storage area:
Finally, ensure your wine collection is properly covered. Most home contents insurance policies are not designed to provide cover for losses relating to wine. Chubb’s Masterpiece policy is designed specifically for each client’s needs and provides comprehensive cover for your wine1. Consider having a risk management consultation conducted. During this consultation, the risk manager will assess the storage conditions (whether in your home wine cellar/fridge or in a facility) and can provide recommendations to mitigate most risks.
1 For useful tips on how to insure your wine collection, read Insuring Your Wine Collection with Masterpiece.
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