Why Should You Use a Decanter?

Why Should You Use a Decanter?

A decanter is an important wine accessory, says Matt Skinner. A decanter oxidizes the wine quickly, bringing out the aromas and flavor. If you’re decanting an older wine, Matt’s got additional tips. To learn more from Matt, check out his new book, Heard It Through the Grapevine.

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