There are several ways to cool wine; each of them needs a different amount of time and effort. Want to have a glass of wine but don’t have the patience to wait for Chardonnay’s bottle in the refrigerator to reach your desired temperature? Fortunately, you don’t have to. Here are five ways to chill a bottle of wine in 20 minutes.
Just add salt
You probably know that putting a bottle of wine in a bucket of ice and cold water will cool the drink faster. But did you know that adding salt to this mixture will further speed up the cooling time? Salt lowers the freezing point of water and allows it to become colder without turning into ice, which cools the wine faster.
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Twirl the bottle
After placing the container in a mixture of water, ice and salt, change its position every few minutes. This will cool the wine more evenly. Keep in mind that this method is not good for sparkling wines and champagne.
Use dry ice
With it, you can chill your wine in a few minutes. Put on heavy cloth or leather gloves, put ice and a bottle of wine in a sealed bag for a couple of minutes, then take out the wine.
Wrap the bottle in a towel
If you put the wine in the freezer, it will cool quickly enough. But to speed up the process, wrap the bottle in a wet towel.
Chill the wine in batches
Pour wine into glasses and place them in the refrigerator or freezer. This will reduce the temperature of the drink in just a few minutes.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff
Sources: Today Lifestyle