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Party Tip: Chilling Wine with Hefty Slider Bags

By laurasrecipes |

When I’m entertaining I spend a lot of time making sure every detail is covered. This includes a desire to make all food and drinks not only taste delicious but look pretty on the table. When you chill wine bottles in ice you run the risk of the wine label peeling off from the moisture. It can be unsightly and messy.

To avoid this, I place the bottles individual Hefty bags and then place the wine in the ice. I like using the smaller bags so my guests don’t see them in the wine cooler or ice chest. But if you are worried about the ice getting into the bag, you can use a larger size Hefty slider bag. Your wine will be ice-cold and your labels will remain where they belong… on the bottle!

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About laurasrecipes

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Laura Levy is the owner of the marketing and PR/media company Gourmet Media Group. She is the food writer behind the popular website Laura'sBestRecipes.com, and was previously a contributor to Babble's Food channel. She resides in Colorado with her family.

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16 thoughts on “Party Tip: Chilling Wine with Hefty Slider Bags

  1. Jonathan says:

    very creative idea! I would have never thought of this…

  2. carly says:

    wine labels peeling of is such a pet peeve of mine! This is a great solution!

  3. georgiapeach says:

    keeping wine cool is a priority in the southern heat, so this is very helpful!

  4. kathryn says:

    great idea! perfect tip for end of summer parties

  5. Danielle says:

    I never realized peeling labels were even something I should be concerned about! haha

  6. Marie Hunt says:

    i’ve tried so many things to try and keep the labels from coming off in the ice bucket, I guess I didn’t think hard enough!

  7. Ally M. says:

    Well that solves my problem!

  8. Carin says:

    Good idea. I always feel like such a mess as a hostess, so little things like this will make it look like I have my act together!

  9. Texas Mom says:

    oooh super smart!

  10. Patty says:

    this is when those handy little zippers come in good use

  11. laurenjimeson says:

    This is such a great idea! I would have never thought of this!

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  13. Just Heather says:

    So smart! Now I need to have a party so I can try it out.

  14. whithonea says:

    Luckily Hefty makes bigger bags for all the boxed wine drinkers, too!

  15. AmberDoty says:

    I peel the labels from bottles sometimes. It’s a nervous habit. I can see how for a party you might want to keep them pristine, though. :)

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