Wine is happiest when stored on its side, keeping the cork moist and maintaining the seal. Unfortunately, wine labels are not so happy lying face-down: First Growth Bordeaux and Plonk de Plonk don’t look terribly different from the top. Keep your collection clearly marked and easy to search with our erasable tags. If you have a bottle of ’97 Opus One on your shelf, don’t you secretly want your guests to know?
Or, if you like blind-tasting, use turned-over tags on un-labeled bottles to keep the wine’s identities a secret until you’re ready to take a peek…