Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: Dec. 31, 2006

Tastes: Pump It Up

Owen Dugan
Issue: December 31, 2006


There is disagreement around the Wine Spectator offices on the issue of vacuum-pumping wine to slow its decline. Some say vacuum-pumping doesn't work; others say it can actually harm the wine (there is a superstitious belief that the pump can actually suck flavor out of the liquid).

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 11, 2007.


WineRatings+ app: Download now for 340,000+ ratings.