To one Wine Depending on the type of wine, it is essential to prepare properly to be able to enjoy it unclouded and to fully utilize its potential.
First, the question arises in what company, in what mood and in which location? In the candlelit restaurant, in the beach cafe with a view of the sea and the sparkling starry sky, with business friends after the contract has been concluded, in front of the flickering open fire in cozy togetherness, for fish, for a barbecue, at this year (Buschenschank), after a walk, on the third rainy day in the Tuscany or on the 50th wedding anniversary. The atmosphere plays a role that should not be underestimated. Who has never had the deceptive magic of one holiday wine experienced? You should enjoy a wine at the "right time", at best when it is maturity or ideally has reached its peak (see also under the keywords aging and durability ). And of course the wine to be enjoyed should also go with the Food fit or harmonize with them when it is drunk with food.
If the occasion is a meal in a restaurant, the must wine list the right one Wine with the dishes be selected, for which a certain wine knowledge is required. In upscale restaurants there is the function of sommeliers who can be very helpful in the selection. Before opening the guest will label shown. After checking (brand, manufacturer, year of birth etc.) he accepts with a nod. It must be decided in good time before enjoying whether a decanting (Aerating the wine) should take place, which is the responsibility of the restaurant when visiting the restaurant. There are divergent opinions from "under no circumstances" to "absolutely necessary". The right wine temperature is an important factor. If necessary, wines can also very quickly through systems such as Ravi Wine Chiller or Rapid ice be cooled. Opening the bottle should be a little ceremony. First you cut with a small knife (never with the tip of the corkscrew) just below the glass bead around the bottle neck and then remove it capsule, With many bottles, removal is made easier by a special device (ribbon on the capsule).