Wine Decanter

24 products

    24 products

    Portable Wine Aerator


    Inox Silver electronic wine aerator and decanter


    Black electronic wine decanter


    Decanter - Ghiaccio (limited edition)


    Decanter - Mizio


    Original decanter - Triangolo


    Decanter - Spirlio


    Decanter - Inclinata


    Decanter - Foro


    Decanter - Coda


    Decanter - Vinty


    Decanter - Montagna


    White & Gold Electronic Wine Aerator

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    On-off wine aerator

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    Electric wine aerator


    Mini wine aerator


    Wine aerator on platform

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    Decanter - Lusso Grigio (limited edition)

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    Decanter - Lusso Oro (limited edition)

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    Decanter - Cerchio

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    Decanter - Gatto

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    Oclok wine aerator

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    aérateur de vin en bois
    aérateur de vin en bois 2

    Portable Wooden Wine Aerator

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    Aérateur de vin Angel
    Aérateur de vin Angel sur plateforme

    Angel Wine Aerator


    What is the difference between a wine decanter and an aerator?

    A wine decanter is an object that allows you to separate wine from sediments that may be at the bottom of the bottle, such as tartar or yeast residue. The decanter can be made of glass or crystal and usually has an elongated shape with a wide base and a narrow top. To use a decanter, you pour the wine into the object so that the sediment remains at the bottom of the bottle. The “clean” wine is then poured into a wine carafe or served directly into glasses.

    A wine aerator , on the other hand, is a device that allows air to be introduced into wine to give it more bouquet and aromatic complexity. Aerating wine can be achieved in different ways: by letting it breathe in an open carafe, by pouring it from a high glass into a low glass to create agitation, or by using a special aerator that injects wine air in wine when poured into a glass.

    In summary, a wine decanter is used to separate the wine from the sediment at the bottom of the bottle, while a wine aerator is used to introduce air into the wine to improve its taste and aroma. .

    What is a wine decanter?

    A wine decanter is an accessory for separating wine from its unwanted deposits.

    There are several types of decanting accessories. It is possible to find glass or crystal decanters designed to separate wine from sediment that may settle at the bottom of the bottle over time.

    It is also possible to use wine aerators. Some will allow instant decantation thanks to a filtering system. These accessories also allow aeration thanks to the injection of oxygen into the very heart of the liquid.

    Sediments are solid particles that form naturally during the aging process of wine and can alter its taste if consumed.

    How to use a wine decanter?

    Here are the steps to follow to use a wine decanter:

    • Remove the cork from the wine bottle. If you use a corkscrew, be sure to remove any pieces of cork that may remain in the bottle.
    • If using a wine decanter, place the decanter on a flat, stable surface, preferably near a light source. This will allow you to better see the sediment at the bottom of the bottle.
    • Pour the wine into the decanter slowly and being careful not to shake the bottle.
    • Observe the sediment at the bottom of the bottle and stop pouring the wine when you see it.
    • Let the wine sit in the decanter for a few minutes so it can aerate.

    Pour the decanted wine into a carafe or wine glasses. Avoid pouring out the sediments at the bottom of the decanter.

    Why do you need to decant red wine?

    It is recommended to decant red wine for several reasons:

    • To separate sediment : Red wines may have sediment that settles to the bottom of the bottle over time. These sediments can alter the taste of the wine and make it less pleasant to drink. By decanting the wine, you can separate these sediments from the clear wine and serve it without the sediment.
    • To improve taste and aroma : When wine is exposed to air, it undergoes an aging process that can reveal new flavors and smells. Decanting can help improve the taste and aroma of wine by bringing it into contact with air.
    • To tone down certain flavors : Certain flavors, such as wood or alcohol, can be too pronounced in some reds. Decanting can help tone down these flavors by mixing them with air.

    It is important to note that not all wines require decanting. Older reds and dry whites may benefit from decanting before drinking, as they tend to have more sediment than young, fruity wines. Sparkling wines and rosés generally do not require decanting.

    How long does wine decanting take?

    The length of time it takes to decant wine depends on several factors, including the type of wine, its age, and its level of aromatic complexity. In general, older red wines and dry white wines may require longer decanting than young, fruity wines. Here are some general guidelines on the length of settling time:

    • Young and fruity red wines: 15 minutes to 1 hour
    • Older red and dry white wines: 1 to 2 hours
    • Very aged red wines and very dry white wines: 2 to 3 hours or more

    It is important to note that these times are approximate and may vary depending on your personal taste and aroma preferences. You can decant the wine for a shorter or longer time depending on your preference. If you don't have time to decant wine for a long time, you can use a wine aerator to speed up the aeration process.

    How to choose your wine decanter?

    There are several things to consider when choosing a wine decanter:

    • Size : Make sure the decanter is large enough to accommodate the amount of wine you want to decant.
    • The design : there are many wine decanters of different styles and materials. Choose the one that you like the most and that will fit best into your decoration.
    • Ease of use : Make sure the decanter is easy to fill and empty, and that it has a convenient pour spout for serving wine without spilling.
    • Quality : opt for a top quality glass decanter, which is solid and shock resistant. Glass is also the ideal material to allow wine to breathe and develop its aromas.
    • Features : Some decanters have additional features, like a wine filter or a built-in light to illuminate the wine while decanting. If you are interested in these features, look for a decanter that offers them.

    It's also important to note that you don't need an expensive decanter to get good results. A simple, affordable decanter can be just as effective as a high-end decanter.