Article | January 5, 2015

Like A Fine Wine, Water Needs To Breathe

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Jim Lauria

By Jim Lauria

Like A Fine Wine, Water Needs To Breathe

During the holiday season, I enjoyed some great meals and fine wine. If there’s one thing I’ve learned about wine over the years, it’s that fine wine needs to breathe. Aeration opens the path for a wide range of chemical reactions: flavors develop, sulfites and sulfides waft away, and so does some of the ethanol that can lend a “hot” aroma to a newly opened bottle.