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Find the perfect temperature for your wine

To find the right chill, cool your favourite wines at these temperatures (in Celsius):

Sparkling wine: 7

Sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio: 8

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Chardonnay, viognier: 9

Beaujolais, gamay: 12

Pinot noir, chianti, zinfandel: 16

Australian shiraz, California cabernet: 17

Red Bordeaux: 18

Port: 19

Typical summer room temperature: 24

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Typical fridge temperature: 4

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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