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5 Best Wine Accessories for Your Bar: Pick the Right Corkscrew, Decanter, Chiller and More

As you invest in your wine collection, you should also invest in these important accessories to open, serve and store your wine.

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8 Ways Decanting Can Improve Your Wine’s Flavor

Decanters and funnels aerate your wine and help remove unpleasant-tasting sediment. Follow these tips to fine-tune your decanting process and ensure every glass tastes its best.

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How It’s Made: Hand-Etching Personalized Messages on Decanters and Stemware

Take a look at the IWA in-house state of the art etching facility to see first hand how stemware and decanters are hand-etched by highly trained craftsmen and women.

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To Aerate or Not, That is the Question

In a previous post we explained how oxygen is detrimental to wine, with only a few exceptions.  Once wine is in the bottle or in your glass, extensive exposure to air can eventually “oxidize” the wine resulting in a chemical compound called acetaldehyde, which smells like rotten apples in large amounts, and further into acetic […]

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Making the Wine Experience Last

Maxwell House coffee has a legal foothold on the statement, “Good to the last drop,” but there are many wines this writer enjoys at home that fits this decree as well. For many, it applies simply because they want to enjoy what they paid for completely. For others it’s about extending the experience for those […]

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