Today we're going to talk about that little extra bit of wine you didn't finish at dinner last night. You could put the cork back in it and put it in the refrigerator and it would probably stay good for about 12 hours. But there's a better, more effective way to store your wine. In this edition of Quick Pours, Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell shows you what to do with leftover wine – how to keep it fresh for up to 10 days by pumping the air out of the bottle with a Vacu-Vin.
Have you ever wondered why decanting wine is so important? In this edition of Quick Pours, Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell explains why decanting wine makes it taste better.
Champagne and sparkling wine are bottled under pressure, and for good reason — to keep the bubbles in the bottle. So, to keep the wine from fizzing all over the place, make sure your sparkling wine is chilled when you open it. And there's a trick to popping the cork correctly.
Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell demonstrates how to open Champagne and sparkling wine without making a mess, in this edition of Quick Pours.
If you drink much red wine, you're bound to spill—and probably often! But have no fear. We can show you how to remove red wine stains like magic. It's a spray called Wine Away, and it really does get all the red out.
In this edition of Quick Pours, Haskell's President Ted Farrell shows how well this natural spray works, with a little help from his brothers:
Quick Pours: The Secret to Making a Perfect Black and Tan Drink Every Time [video]
You need two beers to make the perfect black and tan drink - a lighter-style beer and a heavier-style. How you mix them together is the key. And we have a trick.
Haskell's Vice President of E-Commerce Beau Farrell has a device called the Lagerhead Black and Tan Turtle that helps him pour the two-story drink perfectly every single time. Watch how it works:
Quick Pours: The Right Way to Open Wine [video]
The most important thing when you open a wine bottle is to get rid of the foil - because if your wine touches any of the foil, the taste will be tainted.
Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell shows how to open a wine bottle, including two tricks to get rid of that foil, and the right way to use one of the most common kinds of corkscrew:
Quick Pours: Wine Tasting [video]
Tasting wine is a very simple procedure that seems more complicated than it looks. But if you do it right, you will not only look like an expert, you will enjoy the wine more, as well.
Wine tasting includes 5 key components: color, nose, aroma, taste, and aftertaste. Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell shows how to test each of them:
Quick Pours: Wine Cork [VIDEO]
Did you ever wonder why they give you the cork when you order a bottle of wine at a restaurant? Is it to prove that the wine is fresh?
Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell has the answer, and it's probably not what you expected.