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.
Most experts agree that decanting a wine depends largely on the wine’s age and varietal characteristics. Most young wines, especially big, bold reds such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Barolo or Syrah benefit from decanting. Not because it helps to soften tannins, but rather by dissipating undesirable sulfer-based compounds it allows the fruit characteristics to concentrate and intensify [...]
In some circles, decanting wine is a controversial subject. Should you decant wine? Does it enhance the wine? What do experts recommend? Let’s begin with two examples of when you should decant a wine. A great opportunity to decant is with young wines, especially big, bold reds such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Barolo or Zinfandel. These [...]
I can’t believe it’s almost Thanksgiving! Where has the year gone? Well, it’s not too late to get your table and wine ready for the holidays. Let’s take a look at some ways to dress up your table and serve your wine in style. Cylindrical Suberin Helical Extractors Sorry, I geeked out for a sec. [...]