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(Some Guy)   Oops, forgot to open up that great bottle of wine so it can breathe before service? Just toss it in the blender. And hey, at this point you may as well add a banana and some ice cubes   (cooksillustrated.com) divider line
    More: Unlikely, Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Oxygen, Fermentation, glass of wine, Decanter, Wine tasting descriptors, Renting  
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327 clicks; posted to Food » on 24 Feb 2021 at 1:02 PM (10 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-02-24 11:59:19 AM  
4 votes:
Idk his name, but the guy who discovered this really pissed off the high end wine community. If I remember right he realized a blender would do the job quickly and secretly served it to a panel of judges at a competition and recieved high praise until he told them about the blender, at which they tried to backtrack their positive remarks.
 
2021-02-25 1:27:19 PM  
2 votes:

donutsauce: Every time I dirty a sippy cup to drink my box wine I wish I could just jab a big straw in it like a capri sun but I think it'd make a mess.


Go to the right size medical tubing you can turn it into a camel pack pretty easily.
 
2021-02-25 10:23:19 AM  
1 vote:
I once worked with a high end wine maker.

I asked what made his wine that much better than the winery further down the road.

" They have 1000X the vines I have and make an excellent product, all my vines come from their cuttings. I use a a different fertilizer and smaller barrels to age, after that I put a labor on it that costs 4X the cost of what's inside and get to kissing ass of buyers"
 
2021-02-24 2:27:01 PM  
1 vote:
I'll give it mouth-to-mouth if it needs help breathing.

/I can't tell the difference anyways
 
2021-02-24 1:51:47 PM  
1 vote:
Opening a bottle does nothing, other than possibly blowing off some bottle stink from places that go heavy on the sulfur dioxide.

If you want the wine to 'breathe', you need to decant it.  If you forget to do it in advance, then decant and swirl vigorously.

If that's not enough, then you should have let the bottle age a few more years in the first place.
 
2021-02-24 1:24:53 PM  
1 vote:
There's a little plastic gizmo that we bought that burbles the wine as you pore it.
 
2021-02-24 1:19:29 PM  
1 vote:

tjsands1118: Idk his name, but the guy who discovered this really pissed off the high end wine community. If I remember right he realized a blender would do the job quickly and secretly served it to a panel of judges at a competition and recieved high praise until he told them about the blender, at which they tried to backtrack their positive remarks.


That's fantastic. I do love it when wine snobs get their expensive silk underthings in a bunch.
 
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