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Why Decanting Wine Makes It Taste Better [VIDEO]

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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.

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The answer is, it's all about air - and taste. When you have a fresh bottle of wine, it's been bottled up with a tight cork in it. Decanting the wine gives it air - aeration - letting it breath. And because two of the five things you look for in a wine have to do with the nose, air is important.

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Founded in 1934, Haskell’s has championed fine wines for over 80 years. We have 13 wine stores in Minnesota, two delis and one restaurant. As one of the top wine shops in North America, Haskell’s is known for legendary service and one of the finest collections of wine, beer and spirits. Led by Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell, and the Farrell family, Haskell’s continues to be at the forefront of the wine scene throughout the world. Haskell’s also can ship wine, beer & spirits all throughout the world, the U.S. and we deliver locally.


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