What Is Hyper Decanting

What Is Hyper Decanting

Wine production has a rich history, and many of its techniques are traditional and time-consuming. Hyper decanting is the opposite of that. It is modern and fits into today’s fast-paced world, which has traditional sommeliers quite upset. Hyper decanting is the process of aerating young wines in a blender to soften their tannins. It is…

Does Gluhwein Go Bad?

Does Gluhwein Go Bad?

Famous during Christmas in Germany and across Europe, Gluhwein can be homemade or come packed in bottles. And if you’re like us, you may have this spiced wine to spare once the holiday season is over. So, the number one question is, does Gluhwein go bad? Like any wine, Gluhwein, even though rich in spices…

Is Chianti A Dry Wine?

Is Chianti A Dry Wine?

The Chianti wine has hints of berries and other red fruit flavors, which often makes consumers wonder if it is a dry wine? – a question born of a common misconception that only sweet wines can have fruity notes. However, in winemaking, sweetness only refers to the residual sugar left behind after the process of…

Do You Decant Rum?

Do You Decant Rum?

Whether you are a rum connoisseur or you have a bottle or two knocking around in a kitchen cabinet, you might be wondering what the best way to store rum is. Do you need to decant rum, or can you store it safely in the bottle it comes in? You don’t need to decant rum….