19/02/2016 7:13 AM AEDT

The 7 Worst Wine Storage Mistakes You Can Make, And How To Fix Them

Respect the wine.

Wine is a perfect friendship: It's supportive, flexible, understanding, smells good, and doesn't interrupt when you tell it about your rough day -- but only if you take care of it.

Here are the worst mistakes you're probably making in this relationship, along with tips for how to fix them and give your wine the respect it deserves:

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