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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 [...]
Yesterday, we visited our friends at Trione Vineyards & Winery to put the Vinturi Wine Aerator to the test on video. We asked the question: could our tasters tell the difference between the wine poured straight out of the bottle to the same wine poured through a Vinturi? Both our tasters, novice and expert, preferred [...]
Did you know that Vintage Wine Estates—that includes IWA—has a tasting room in Healdsburg, California. It’s warm, bright, comfortable and best of all, right on the square in downtown Healdsburg. Oh wait, on second thought, the best thing is the wine. We’re pouring the Windsor Vineyards Champagne, along with some of our sister wineries including, Sonoma [...]
Those bottles of wine you’re bringing to the restaurant deserve a better way to travel than inside a paper bag or some neoprene tote. You know who you are and what I’m talking about. And what about those times when you’re bringing more than just a couple of bottles? You’re not going to pack them [...]