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What Is The Purpose Of Wine Decanter? Wine Decanting Explained

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What Is The Purpose Of Wine Decanter? Wine Decanting Explained

Table of Contents Purpose of a decanter Benefits of Decanting Wine The Shape of a Decanter Which Decanter Shapes Are For Which Liquor? FAQs Conclusion What is a decanter? What does it do? What is the purpose of wine decanting? Many people think that decanting wine is just for aesthetics. For whiskey and other spirits, that might be the case. But for wine, decanting has an actual purpose. The process of fermentation results in the formation of sulfur dioxide or sulfites. It acts as a preservative so the wine doesn't turn into vinegar and rendered useless. Some claim that sulfites...

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50+ Bar Tools And Equipment Every Bartender Needs

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50+ Bar Tools And Equipment Every Bartender Needs

Table of Contents Cocktail Shakers Cocktail Strainers Jiggers Bar Spoons Bar Glasses Garnishing Tools Other Bar Tools & Equipment Just as a scientist needs his apparatus, a bartender needs his bar tools to properly make the best concoctions in a clean, safe, and efficient manner. Some of them are always used, while others are used occasionally for certain drinks. Whether you want to set up a small home bar or work in a fancy restaurant, these bar tools are essential and must always be present, especially the basic ones. Here are the indispensable bar tools that you need for your bar. Listen...

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Bourbon In A Decanter: Does Bourbon Go Bad In A Decanter?

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Bourbon In A Decanter: Does Bourbon Go Bad In A Decanter?

When you buy a bottle of bourbon, you are not expected to finish it all overnight unless you have many friends over. The standard serving size of bourbon is 1.5 oz. in every glass, so there will definitely be some left after you have taken a glass or two. Let us assume that you store the remaining bourbon in a decanter, put it in your cabinet, and decide not to partake for the next couple of nights.  Are you confident that it will be fine as stored in the cabinet for a couple of months, or will you be worried...

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18 Types Of Wine Glasses: Sizes, Volume, Height & Why They Matter [Inforgraphic]

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18 Types Of Wine Glasses: Sizes, Volume, Height & Why They Matter [Inforgraphic]

Wine connoisseurs or sommeliers believe that the glass contributes to the wine’s taste. Just like all things, wine glasses have undergone many developments and grew into multiple arrays. But just how much have they grown all through the years?  Here are the types of wine glasses and why their dimensions, volume, and height matter. Listen to this Blog Parts of a Wine Glass Before we dig into the types of glasses, it is essential to know about a wine glass’s anatomy. That way, when we are discussing measurements and dimensions, you’ll understand and picture each glass properly. Base  Also known...

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Crystal Vs Glass Comparison: Which Is The Best Wine Glass?

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Crystal Vs Glass Comparison: Which Is The Best Wine Glass?

Choosing the right wine glass in part determines the taste of wine. There is so much argument as to which stemware is better in serving wines - glass or crystal

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