To one Wine To be able to enjoy really pure and fully exploit its potential, depending on the type of wine, a corresponding preparation is inevitable.
First, the question arises in what accompaniment, in what mood and where? In the restaurant by candlelight, in the beach cafe overlooking the sea and the sparkling starry sky, with business friends after the conclusion of the contract, in front of the flickering fire in cozy togetherness, the fish, the grill, the this year (Buschenschank), after a walk, on the third rainy day in the Tuscany or for the 50th wedding anniversary. The atmosphere plays a not to be underestimated role. Who has not ever had the deceptive magic of one holiday wine experienced? A wine should be enjoyed at the "right time", at best when he has the 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 be among the Food fit or harmonize with these, if he is drunk to eat.
If the occasion is a meal in a restaurant, must from the wine list the right one Wine to the dishes be selected, for which a certain knowledge of wine is required. In more upscale restaurants there is the function of sommeliers who can be very helpful in the selection. Before opening the guest is the label shown. This accepts after checking (brand, manufacturer, vintage, etc.) with nods. In good time before the enjoyment must be decided whether a decanting (Ventilation of the wine) should take place, which is the responsibility of the restaurant when visiting the restaurant. There are divergent opinions from "no case" to "absolutely necessary". The right wine temperature is an important factor. If necessary, wines can also be processed very quickly by systems such as Ravi Wine Chiller or Rapid Ice be cooled. Opening the bottle should be a little ceremonial. First cut with a small knife (never with the tip of the corkscrew) just below the glass bead around the neck of the bottle and then remove the capsule, For many bottles, removal is facilitated by a special device (ribbon on the capsule).