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Wine Savers

We tested six tools on half-empty bottles of red and white wine, comparing and evaluating the wines’ flavors and drinkability at various time intervals.

What We Learned

For years we’ve preserved open bottles of wine either by using the Vacu Vin Wine Saver, an inexpensive ($9.29) pair of rubber stoppers with a pump that sucks the air out of the bottle, or by pouring leftover wine into a smaller bottle or Mason jar to stave off oxidation. But innovative new gadgets promise to keep wine drinkable longer. We tested six tools, including the Vacu Vin, on...

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