Category: Ask Decanter

Why are vibrations harmful to wine? – Ask Decanter

Why are vibrations harmful to wine? – Ask Decanter

We are told to keep wine away from vibrations when storing it, buy why is this?

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No such thing as good vibrations for wine, says our expert…

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What does it mean when a wine ‘tastes green’? – ask Decanter

What does it mean when a wine ‘tastes green’? – ask Decanter

Heard wine tasters referring to a wine ‘tasting green’ or ‘green flavours’? We ask the experts.

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How can a wine taste green?

What does it mean?…

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Open-top fermentation – ask Decanter?

Open-top fermentation – ask Decanter?

What is open-top fermentation? And what are the benefits?

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What are the benefits of open top fermentation?

What are the benefits…?

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Ageing of half-bottles – ask Decanter

Ageing of half-bottles – ask Decanter

How does the ageing of half bottles differ from full sized…?

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How does the ageing of half bottles differ from full sized…?

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When should you drink wine after decanting it? – Ask Decanter

When should you drink wine after decanting it? – Ask Decanter

How quickly should you drink wines after decanting them…?

wine after decanting
Decanting is most beneficial in young and/or tannic reds to open up their aromas and flavours

How quickly should you drink it…?

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What are tannins? – ask Decanter

What are tannins? – ask Decanter

What are tasters referring to when they assess tannins? And why are they important?

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What are tannins in wine?

What are tasters referring to when the assess tannins? And why are they important?

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How much of a fortified wine is spirit – ask Decanter

How much of a fortified wine is spirit – ask Decanter

What is the spirit level of the finished product…?

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How much of the finished product is spirit?

How much of it is in the final product…?

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Does a ‘field blend’ affect taste? – ask Decanter

Does a ‘field blend’ affect taste? – ask Decanter

What is a field blend, and how does it impact the taste of your wine…?

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Does it change the taste?

How does it impact the wine…?

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What is ‘cellar palate’- ask Decanter

What is ‘cellar palate’- ask Decanter

And how important is it…?

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What is cellar palate?

What does it mean?

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What does ‘in bond’ mean? – ask Decanter

What does ‘in bond’ mean? – ask Decanter

Seen wine prices listed as ‘in bond’? Here’s what it means…

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Seen wine prices listed as ‘in bond’?

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