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VIDEO: When to decant a wine and how to do it

Decanting makes you a better person… Source: Game of Thrones

You’ve probably seen the ritual: a candle is lit before a wine is decanted with all the care, love and skill of neurosurgery. It’s a precious and sacred moment, right?

The following video may surprise you, especially when the managing director of Riedel Australia, Mark Baulderstone, upends a wine like he can’t get it out of the bottle fast enough.

With a little help from Joe Valore, from Sydney restaurants Bodega and Porteno, they explain when and how best to decant wine.

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