This article was originally published at www.ilovewine.com and I know you will find it as helpful as I did. I actually purchased an aerator a while back and never remember to use it, but after reading this article, I will definitely start using it going forward!
If you enjoy red wines, you know how important it is to let them breathe before taking that first sip. As oxygen mingles with the wine, it softens the tannins and releases aromas. If you don’t mind waiting, you can pour the bottle into a decanter to increase the surface area of the wine. Even simply opening the bottle or swirling your glass will encourage the aeration process. But when you can’t wait to fully enjoy that gorgeous red wine you just opened, we recommend using an aerator. These handy wine accessories will aerate your wine directly from the bottle so you can enjoy them immediately. Here are seven of the best wine aerators, including handheld, pourer, and electric one-touch styles. Continue reading “The Best Wine Aerators – I Love Wine”