Return to Content

How To Chill Wine Quickly | Yankee Kitchen

How To Chill Wine Quickly | Yankee Kitchen
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)


chill white wine

Use this method to chill wine quickly without putting it in the freezer.

Can you tell me how to chill wine quickly? Sticking the bottle of white in a bucket of ice takes what seems like forever, and the freezer isn’t much better. Surely there must be a solution that doesn’t involve dropping ice cubes in a glass of good Chardonnay.

You can chill wine quickly — or any other bottled beverage for that matter — if you use the same trick ice-cream freezers employ. Half-fill an ice bucket with cubes, then add several tablespoons of salt. Pour in cold water to come up to the level of the ice, add the bottle of wine or whatever and enough additional cold water to surround it. This works two ways: The water conducts the cold to the entire bottle surface, and the salt makes the ice melt faster. The faster the ice melts, the more cold it gives off.


Yankee Magazine Advertising

Bring New England Home
plus, get the Tablet Edition FREE!

In this issue: Winter in Vermont

  • Warm Up to Perfect Comfort Food
  • Keeping Timeless Crafts Alive
  • A Town That Loves Covered Bridges and Artists
Subscribe Today and Save 44%
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

Register Sign In

©2013, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111