The act of decanting wine serves many important purposes, and this Acopa glass wine decanter is as functional as it is eye-catching. It makes an attractive centerpiece for any wine tasting or dining room table. The addition of a decanter to your drink presentation allows your wine to be aerated while helping to remove unsightly wine sediment from your customers' wine glasses.
As if the stress of getting Christmas lunch on the table were not enough, there's also that last minute panic of wondering whether anything needs to be decanted. If you do, you're not alone. Few aspects of wine service are more misunderstood.
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It took a New York restaurateur to turn it into a trend in this country, one that is just beginning to take off in Los Angeles. Instead of serving plonk by the pitcher, or jug wines decanted into old wine bottles, restaurateurs are discovering the potential in offering interesting and high-end wines in a delicate carafe. For those of us who care about drinking well without necessarily drinking a lot, this alternative to ordering an entire bottle or an overpriced glass is something to celebrate.
You have probably seen wine decanted in many different ways. You have probably seen wine being carefully poured into a wine decanter or wine carafe. So, which wine decanting method is better: the careful wine pouring or the unrestrained wine dumping?
Other information is optional, such as the name of the estate or the grape variety. Avoid alcohol if pregnant or trying to conceive. In Bordeaux, as in other wine regions, each bottle size has its own name.
Peter Svarrer is also called the Master of Light because he creates glass designs based on capturing and reflecting light in the very special way that only glass can achieve. He has worked with glass in his own workshop since When Peter Svarrer and Holmegaard started working together init became the beginning of a fruitful and productive partnership that is still developing and producing new shapes and colours.
Much has been written about decanting bottles of Port, yet it all seems so complicated and ritualistic. Various traditional decanting regimens have been employed for hundreds of years, with all sorts of pomp and circumstance. We will explore some of these time-honored methods and understand the benefits of decanting bottles of Port, especially Vintage Port and the reasons for doing so.
Registered in Ireland: WINE decanters of the 18th and 19th century have a fascinating history rooted in the feasts of ancient empire and the re-energising skill of Venetian glass makers of the Renaissance. Even early and lavishly finished decanters with care can still be made use of today.
See All Producers. A wine that has reached its plateau of maturity can be simply magical—offering nuances and textures unimaginable in a young wine. Such perfection may take decades to achieve, as the wine slumbers in a cool, dark place, awaiting the moment for which all great wines are born: to be enjoyed by someone who will appreciate all that it has to say.