Experience and research have shown that improper storage conditions, during distribution through the entire supply chain, from producer to négociant to shipper to importer to distributor to retailer or restaurant to consumer, is the most common cause of loss of a wine’s quality and value.
WINE STORAGE BEST PRACTICES
Documentation of both authenticity and provenance, temperature monitoring of
shipments and storage conditions, and the traceability of wines during their entire lifespan is
crucial to prevent loss of a wine’s quality and value.