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Keep the open wine bottle out of the light and store it under room temperature. In most cases, a refrigerator goes a long way towards keeping wine for longer, even red wine. When stored at colder temperatures, the chemical processes slow down, including the process of oxidation that takes place when oxygen hits the wine.
In short, yes. A good wine preserver will keep your wine fresh once you've opened it. The preserver further keeps wine fresh with its argon capsules, which emit gas into the bottle to prevent oxidation.
First, replace the cork correctly with the stained side facing inward toward the bottle. You can also transfer the remaining wine into a screw-cap half bottle to minimize air exposure. Then, keep the bottle in the refrigerator to extend its life. A device such as the Coravin is a good solution if you don't want to "open" your wine.