Most Vintage Port need decanting to separate the Crust or sediment from the wine and to aerate allowing the wine to develop. The best way to decant Port is to stand the bottle upright for an hour or so – even 10 to 20 minutes will help to allow the sediment to fall to the bottom of the bottle. Then
Decanting red wine into a Wine Decanter effectively does 3 things.
Firstly it aerates the wine quicker. When pouring into the decanter the wine will fall down the sides mixing it with oxygen and allowing a greater surface area whilst resting.
For older more mature wines it will help to separate the sediment which if drunk gives a bitter
Not only can you see the clarity of glasses but now you can hear them too! Great videos of street performers on Youtube. If you have any interesting footage related to any of the products we sell please send them to me firstname.lastname@example.org
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Beatles on Crystal Glasses
Harry Potter on Crystal Glasses
For a number of years in the late 1990’s early 2000’s Wedgwood Tableware used to hold Retailer think tank meetings. Normally 12 retailers from around the UK ,varying in size of business would meet in a plush hotel in Cheshire for 2 days of structured discussion and feed back on all aspects of trading in the China and Glass market.
Maxwell and Williams China have introduced some exciting new product for 2009. The bright and colourful Mix N Max Tableware range will brighten up any table. Fresh and bold it will create a real statement and can also be used to mix with the basic white dinnerware. You can buy it as individual or assorted colours – the choice is
Wine connoisseurs assess their wine by colour, smell and taste. The shape and style of a glass will have an impact on all 3 of these senses.
The colour of the wine can be seen best in a clear crystal glass, the wine buffs choice.
The smell of wine alters very slightly with the shape of the bowl. For red
Royal Brierley is now owned by Dartington Crystal and they have reintroduced the Berkeley pattern. All silk lined presentation gift boxed and all glasses at a special promotional price of £25.00 a pair. Superb value and an ideal gift and sure to be a favourite for golf prizes.
The 200 year old Denby Pottery company based in Derby has been saved by a management buyout led by Managing Director Garry Biggs.
The £30 million deal funded by Valco Capital Partners restructures and writes off approximately half of the £70 million debt burden.
The company, which is celebrating its bicentenary this summer, in common with most companies in the
Domestic glass falls in to the following categories:
Glass – Also called Soda Lime Glass is made from silica sand, soda ash and limestone. It is the least expensive to produce and is used for high volume everyday glassware
Crystal Glass – Also called Crystalline is glass with up to 10% added Lead Oxide PbO which gives the glass
Sherry derives its name from the anglicised word Jerez the area in Spain where sherry originated.
Traditionally the Spanish drank their sherry from a copita glass shape which is still recognised by Sommeliers as the optimum glass to drink this fortified wine from.
In the UK we have traditionally used the Schooner Sherry glass to