Enjoying your favorite wine can be as casual or formal as you’d like. Regardless, there are many wine accessories today that can enhance your wine-sipping experience. Below are some of the best wine accessories that any wine drinker should have to level up your wine experience.
A good wine glass can enhance your sipping experience in various ways. Imagine sipping your favorite wine out of a plastic cup versus a decent highball glass. There’s a moment for both, but drinking your wine in a nice glass gives you a more refined experience.
There are so many wine bottle openers these days, but corkscrew remains the sommelier’s corkscrew or waiter’s friend.
Decanter is important because you can pour your wine with ease. It eases cleaning and space for storage. Decanting is also good for older wines for ridding their accumulated sediment.
An ice bucket or wine cooler is important as it allows your wine to keep at the right temperature, especially white, rosé, and sparkling. They should be deep enough to allow the ice to come up to the slope before the long tubular neck of the bottle.
Wine Notation System
Tracking the wine bottles you have sipped can be fun; it’s like writing a vinous diary. Although an ordinary notebook will do, the wine professionals, the Moleskin Classic Notebook beautiful Wine Memoranda book for a super sleek and elegant Cellar book. You can also try wine apps like Delectable and Vivino.
Wine Refrigerator or Wine Cellar
A wine refrigerator can be a little luxurious compared to a wine cellar, but if you buy a lot of wine and want to age some of it, this can be a great wine tool that’s worth the investment.
Wine drinkers are often encouraged to learn more about wine as it can be a fun yet complex liquid. There are many wine books available but be sure to buy one, which covers a wide range of grapes, styles, and regions. It would be great if there are maps and photos, too, to add more color to the information, and opt for a recent one.