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Why Decant?

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 [...]

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Glassbusters: Only the Strong Survive

If you’ve shopped for stemware lately, you’ve probably seen plenty of claims for who has the strongest or most break-resistant glasses. With terms such as magnesium-infused and titanium crystal, how do you really know what to believe. Well, here at the IWA Testing Labs, we decided to put our own Ultima stemware and the big [...]

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