Daily Archives: October 27, 2010

Wine Breather

This week we have been in celebration mode for Fiancé’s birthday so any excuse to have a little party and we are jumping at the chance.

I was recently sent a Wine Breather carafe to try out to possibly add to my OpenSky shop. I LOVE trying new things to share on the blog with my readers and this was no exception!

Let’s just say I had a lovely time testing this out!

DSC_0077

I decided to bust out one of my latest wine purchases I got with Melissa and Lauren at Reading Terminal a few weeks ago to play with my new wine breather.

DSC_0059

So the concept behind this wine breather is that wine develops and matures in the bottle, but most wines can further benefit from aeration before serving.

Aeration can tone down the acidity and bitterness of a young wine making it more accommodating.

Aeration Step By Step: Served from the Original Bottle

Open the wine bottle and place the wine breather in the neck of the bottle.

DSC_0061 DSC_0062

Use both hands to pick up the bottle and the carafe and turn them over (carefully!) and place the carafe on the table so the wine flows out from the bottle.

DSC_0063 DSC_0064

Watching the wine flow from the bottle into the carafe was the best part! It went down in waves along the glass.

DSC_0065 DSC_0066 DSC_0067 

You could also aerate further by repeating the process once more.

DSC_0069 DSC_0070

It felt like I was doing some awesome science project, but with alcohol, so it made it even more fun!

 DSC_0071DSC_0074

After you have aerated your wine, you have the choice of serving it from the original bottle or the sleek carafe.

DSC_0076 

We chose to be super cool and serve our wine in the carafe, I think it’s so modern looking – I love it!

 DSC_0078DSC_0081

Cheers! The wine tasted great, I really enjoyed it. I would love to try the wine breather again with a wine I have had on a more consistent basis and see how it tastes then, but I really liked it!

 DSC_0082

Jackson was there for emotional support.

 DSC_0083

Have you ever used a wine breather like this before? What do you think of wine aeration? Anyone have any tips or tricks up their sleeves on this matter?

DSC_0085

After our adventure in wine aeration something magical happened in the kitchen – Fiancé made dinner!

Did your jaw just drop, because I still can’t believe I just typed that!

Fiancé felt inspired to make dinner tonight so I let him roll on with that inspiration! I hope it comes back again son!

DSC_0086DSC_0087 

He made an Asian inspired rice dish with veggies, egg and I think he threw some chicken sausage somewhere in there too.

 DSC_0090

A few scoops of his creation with a side of aerated wine on my Halloween placemat – Life is good.

 DSC_0091 

Also, if you are interested in some more information on my new Wine Breather, check it out in my OpenSky store!

  DSC_0060

Also, don’t forget to enter my Clif Crunch Bar Giveaway!

1 Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Wine Breather

This week we have been in celebration mode for Fiancé’s birthday so any excuse to have a little party and we are jumping at the chance.

I was recently sent a Wine Breather carafe to try out to possibly add to my OpenSky shop. I LOVE trying new things to share on the blog with my readers and this was no exception!

Let’s just say I had a lovely time testing this out!

DSC_0077

I decided to bust out one of my latest wine purchases I got with Melissa and Lauren at Reading Terminal a few weeks ago to play with my new wine breather.

DSC_0059

So the concept behind this wine breather is that wine develops and matures in the bottle, but most wines can further benefit from aeration before serving.

Aeration can tone down the acidity and bitterness of a young wine making it more accommodating.

Aeration Step By Step: Served from the Original Bottle

Open the wine bottle and place the wine breather in the neck of the bottle.

DSC_0061 DSC_0062

Use both hands to pick up the bottle and the carafe and turn them over (carefully!) and place the carafe on the table so the wine flows out from the bottle.

DSC_0063 DSC_0064

Watching the wine flow from the bottle into the carafe was the best part! It went down in waves along the glass.

DSC_0065 DSC_0066 DSC_0067 

You could also aerate further by repeating the process once more.

DSC_0069 DSC_0070

It felt like I was doing some awesome science project, but with alcohol, so it made it even more fun!

 DSC_0071DSC_0074

After you have aerated your wine, you have the choice of serving it from the original bottle or the sleek carafe.

DSC_0076 

We chose to be super cool and serve our wine in the carafe, I think it’s so modern looking – I love it!

 DSC_0078DSC_0081

Cheers! The wine tasted great, I really enjoyed it. I would love to try the wine breather again with a wine I have had on a more consistent basis and see how it tastes then, but I really liked it!

 DSC_0082

Jackson was there for emotional support.

 DSC_0083

Have you ever used a wine breather like this before? What do you think of wine aeration? Anyone have any tips or tricks up their sleeves on this matter?

DSC_0085

After our adventure in wine aeration something magical happened in the kitchen – Fiancé made dinner!

Did your jaw just drop, because I still can’t believe I just typed that!

Fiancé felt inspired to make dinner tonight so I let him roll on with that inspiration! I hope it comes back again son!

DSC_0086DSC_0087 

He made an Asian inspired rice dish with veggies, egg and I think he threw some chicken sausage somewhere in there too.

 DSC_0090

A few scoops of his creation with a side of aerated wine on my Halloween placemat – Life is good.

 DSC_0091 

Also, if you are interested in some more information on my new Wine Breather, check it out in my OpenSky store!

  DSC_0060

Also, don’t forget to enter my Clif Crunch Bar Giveaway!

Leave a Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Wine Breather

This week we have been in celebration mode for Fiancé’s birthday so any excuse to have a little party and we are jumping at the chance.

I was recently sent a Wine Breather carafe to try out to possibly add to my OpenSky shop. I LOVE trying new things to share on the blog with my readers and this was no exception!

Let’s just say I had a lovely time testing this out!

DSC_0077

I decided to bust out one of my latest wine purchases I got with Melissa and Lauren at Reading Terminal a few weeks ago to play with my new wine breather.

DSC_0059

So the concept behind this wine breather is that wine develops and matures in the bottle, but most wines can further benefit from aeration before serving.

Aeration can tone down the acidity and bitterness of a young wine making it more accommodating.

Aeration Step By Step: Served from the Original Bottle

Open the wine bottle and place the wine breather in the neck of the bottle.

DSC_0061 DSC_0062

Use both hands to pick up the bottle and the carafe and turn them over (carefully!) and place the carafe on the table so the wine flows out from the bottle.

DSC_0063 DSC_0064

Watching the wine flow from the bottle into the carafe was the best part! It went down in waves along the glass.

DSC_0065 DSC_0066 DSC_0067 

You could also aerate further by repeating the process once more.

DSC_0069 DSC_0070

It felt like I was doing some awesome science project, but with alcohol, so it made it even more fun!

 DSC_0071DSC_0074

After you have aerated your wine, you have the choice of serving it from the original bottle or the sleek carafe.

DSC_0076 

We chose to be super cool and serve our wine in the carafe, I think it’s so modern looking – I love it!

 DSC_0078DSC_0081

Cheers! The wine tasted great, I really enjoyed it. I would love to try the wine breather again with a wine I have had on a more consistent basis and see how it tastes then, but I really liked it!

 DSC_0082

Jackson was there for emotional support.

 DSC_0083

Have you ever used a wine breather like this before? What do you think of wine aeration? Anyone have any tips or tricks up their sleeves on this matter?

DSC_0085

After our adventure in wine aeration something magical happened in the kitchen – Fiancé made dinner!

Did your jaw just drop, because I still can’t believe I just typed that!

Fiancé felt inspired to make dinner tonight so I let him roll on with that inspiration! I hope it comes back again son!

DSC_0086DSC_0087 

He made an Asian inspired rice dish with veggies, egg and I think he threw some chicken sausage somewhere in there too.

 DSC_0090

A few scoops of his creation with a side of aerated wine on my Halloween placemat – Life is good.

 DSC_0091 

Also, if you are interested in some more information on my new Wine Breather, check it out in my OpenSky store!

  DSC_0060

Also, don’t forget to enter my Clif Crunch Bar Giveaway!

1 Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Wine Breather

This week we have been in celebration mode for Fiancé’s birthday so any excuse to have a little party and we are jumping at the chance.

I was recently sent a Wine Breather carafe to try out to possibly add to my OpenSky shop. I LOVE trying new things to share on the blog with my readers and this was no exception!

Let’s just say I had a lovely time testing this out!

DSC_0077

I decided to bust out one of my latest wine purchases I got with Melissa and Lauren at Reading Terminal a few weeks ago to play with my new wine breather.

DSC_0059

So the concept behind this wine breather is that wine develops and matures in the bottle, but most wines can further benefit from aeration before serving.

Aeration can tone down the acidity and bitterness of a young wine making it more accommodating.

Aeration Step By Step: Served from the Original Bottle

Open the wine bottle and place the wine breather in the neck of the bottle.

DSC_0061 DSC_0062

Use both hands to pick up the bottle and the carafe and turn them over (carefully!) and place the carafe on the table so the wine flows out from the bottle.

DSC_0063 DSC_0064

Watching the wine flow from the bottle into the carafe was the best part! It went down in waves along the glass.

DSC_0065 DSC_0066 DSC_0067 

You could also aerate further by repeating the process once more.

DSC_0069 DSC_0070

It felt like I was doing some awesome science project, but with alcohol, so it made it even more fun!

 DSC_0071DSC_0074

After you have aerated your wine, you have the choice of serving it from the original bottle or the sleek carafe.

DSC_0076 

We chose to be super cool and serve our wine in the carafe, I think it’s so modern looking – I love it!

 DSC_0078DSC_0081

Cheers! The wine tasted great, I really enjoyed it. I would love to try the wine breather again with a wine I have had on a more consistent basis and see how it tastes then, but I really liked it!

 DSC_0082

Jackson was there for emotional support.

 DSC_0083

Have you ever used a wine breather like this before? What do you think of wine aeration? Anyone have any tips or tricks up their sleeves on this matter?

DSC_0085

After our adventure in wine aeration something magical happened in the kitchen – Fiancé made dinner!

Did your jaw just drop, because I still can’t believe I just typed that!

Fiancé felt inspired to make dinner tonight so I let him roll on with that inspiration! I hope it comes back again son!

DSC_0086DSC_0087 

He made an Asian inspired rice dish with veggies, egg and I think he threw some chicken sausage somewhere in there too.

 DSC_0090

A few scoops of his creation with a side of aerated wine on my Halloween placemat – Life is good.

 DSC_0091 

Also, if you are interested in some more information on my new Wine Breather, check it out in my OpenSky store!

  DSC_0060

Also, don’t forget to enter my Clif Crunch Bar Giveaway!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

1 Comment

Filed under Uncategorized