Good Ideas: How to Take Wine into the Backcountry

August 26, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Vinography” writer Alder tries to solve the problem of taking seven bottles of wine on a fishing trip and discovers that products like the PlatyPreserve Wine Bag ($14.99 on Amazon) are just the ticket.

“These wine bags, which I believe are designed to help people better preserve the remains of a wine bottle after drinking some of it (since you can squeeze all the air out of the bag before putting the top on). But they will hold a full 750ml bottle of wine if you want them to, allowing you to lose the weight and the bulk of the glass bottle while ensuring that the wine doesn’t see much air.”