Wine Accessories – A Wine Lover’s Mark

Accessories

The popularity of wine accessories spreads all over the world. Probably following the wine!

This drink loved by all, is perhaps one of the oldest alcoholic beverages available. A true wine lover not only loves to drink it, but also loves to serve it to others. For a wine connoisseur, a display wine rack is a must to have in his house. Wine racks are both decorative as well as utilitarian. Holding your collection of different wine bottles, for many it is like a display which they always are proud of.

A wine rack cannot be complete without wine accessories.  The most common ones include wine glasses, corkscrews, wine totes, coolers, wine stoppers, wine bottle holders, decanters, cork boards and etc.

Wine Racks

There are so many different designs of wine racks you can find. Depending on your taste, whether you want an old classic look or a modern touch, you can choose the wine rack. Wood is still the most loved storage wine rack. There are even wine racks made for storing wine inside the refrigerator. Remember that wine bottles have to be kept and stored with utmost care.

These wine racks hold the bottles in contact with the cork, thereby preventing any loss of taste or smell of delicate liquids. Wine racks can be made up of any material.  Many believe that wrought iron racks are best, as they can not only be made into different artistic designs, but they are also sturdy, thus providing good support for your wine bottles.

For a classic Victorian look, go for a wooden wine storage rack. This is also safe to use as it can go with any kind of furniture you have at home. You can also buy table top racks if you are short of space in the house. Things to remember: For those who have a large collection of wine, you can also go for a refrigerator wine storage rack, as the refrigerator will keep the temperature under control. There are a few things that you should remember while buying a wine storage rack:

Decide on the place where you want to keep the rack, be it your kitchen or your dining area. Depending on that, you can decide on what type of rack you want.

If you have a big space, you can have choices as to what type of racks you want, but incase you are short of space, you can go for a hanging one or a wall rack. • Check out the size, shape, and the number of bottles you want, and then you can decide whether you will need a big rack or if a small one will do.

Find out the different price ranges and compare prices from all different dealers. Buy the one that suits your budget.

Corkscrews

A wine corkscrew is an important tool. There are many types of corkscrews available, though all serve the same purpose. Screw the sharp end directly into the corks center, then use the handle to lift the cork out of the bottle.

Decanters

Now you can also find decanters for enhancing the look of your display. They are glass bottles with designs on them, and they are also great for maintaining the flavors of wine rather than to keep in open bottles in your rack. These wine accessories also make a perfect gift for someone who has a taste for fine things in life.

Glasses

There are a variety of shapes and sizes of glass  used to serve wine. The idea that the shape of wine glass should be matched to the style of wine is hotly debated.  It is widely believed  that the shape of the glass is important, as it concentrates the flavour and aroma (or bouquet) to emphasize the varietal‘s characteristic flavor.