Serving Temperature is one of the factors that affects the taste of wine and is under your control. Tools that help you control serving temperature add to your pleasure. Here are two ways to use this tool-
*You put it around a cold bottle to keep it that way. For instance, if you're carrying white wine to a BYOB or a picnic, the sleeve will keep it at serving temperature. It seems to last for about an hour and a half if it's wrapped with something insulating.
*You put it over a room-temperature bottle of red wine to cool it down to a proper serving temp of around 60-65F.
At this low price, anyone who takes bottles of wine to friends or to restaurants should have one.
Lynn Hoffman, author of New Short Course in Wine,Theand the properly chilled bang BANG: A Novel
I really like the idea of this product, and it is a great thing to have around the house. It is wonderful for parties. You can keep you white wine out on the counter so people aren't going in and out of the refrigerator or just assuming that there isn't any white. It is much easier to deal with than an ice bucket and works very well. The product description is a little misleading, as it says "Chills wine bottles in 5 minutes and keeps them cold for 3 hours without ice." This will not chill a room … more