If you’ve ever opened a bottle of wine and were taken aback by mouth-puckering tannins, imperceptible aromas and harsh, unbalanced flavors, you probably could have used a wine aerator. These indispensable tools are held above the glass or decanter, or inserted into the bottle, before pouring and serving the wine. Aerators add oxygen to soften a wine’s tannins, open up the bouquet and turn up the volume on the fruit, and they work more quickly and efficiently than swirling the ...Continue Reading →
Can’t Decant? No problem, pocket-sized wine aerator is a sommelier’s best friend.
Created by Marcus Vagnby, the Nuance Wine Finer is a long, slender aerator that fits into the neck of any wine bottle and helps replicate the utility of a classic decanter, filtering out sediment and unsightly bits of cork, while aerating the wine at the same time.
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“Wine Aerators – There are a number of gadgets on the market that claim to aerate your wine and instantly improve with no need for decanting. My preference is for the less expensive Nuance, which is designed as a tube you simply stick into the bottle. It also filters out sediment and comes with a stopper, so there’s no need to take it out and re-cork the bottle.”
Julianna Hayes Grape Expectations,
The Okanagan Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009