Why bother? Nobody really keeps a collection of apple juice of various varieties, styles and seasons for a long time, so why bother with wine? Is there a benefit?
Just like the convenience of buying things in bulk so that you can make less trips to the store, having wine always on hand can make life a little more enjoyable. It’s convenient to have a small stock of wine on hand in case the closest liquor store is closed or not easily accesible. And the stores that are open at all hours might not have that special bottle of Clos du Soleil that would go great with the impulsive last minute dinner party plans.
Collecting wine is easy, doesn’t have to take a lot of space, and can be fun. Amber tells us what to expect with aged wines, why to age them and how BC wines can be affected by age.