Are Rare Expensive Wines Sheer Folly?

rare expensive wines

All we wine lovers, irrespective of our financial well being, look for value when choosing and buying our stocks of red, white or bubbly wines. Occasionally we have a bit of a splurge – a French champagne for a special anniversary, a well matured shiraz for a dinner party with good friends or an aged […]

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Does Hyperdecanting Improve Red Wine Tasting?

hyperdecanting red wine tasting

Firstly, what on earth is hyperdecanting? Of course nearly all wine lovers know the process of decanting red wine which involves pouring the wine into a larger container, often through a distribution filter.  This aerates the wine before drinking, making it smoother and enhancing flavor. Hyperdecanting takes this process to the extreme so that instead […]

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