Swirl Your Wine

Swirl Your Wine

Wine lovers who swirl their drink seem to have discovered that the sophisticated physics of wave technology helps to unlock the flavor in wine, scientists claim. Simple it looks, but wine swirling makes your wine taste better. Every one tends to have his way of swirling wine, that is okay. While some people pick up a wine glass and flick their wrist slightly in the air, others make circles with the base of the glass without taking the glass off the table. There is another clique of individuals who tend to be extremely showy; they make grandiose motions as if they are readying themselves to lasso a steer. Yes, this last technique achieves the purpose but can be obnoxious to other drinkers on the table.

No matter what technique you’re using to swirl your wine, one thing is for sure: swirling completes a very important step when it comes to wine tasting: allowing more oxygen into the drink. Now, it is important to know that oxygen is both a friend and an enemy of wine. While it is great in the “opening up” of wine, exposing your glass of wine to the gas for too long causes complete wine oxidation, leading to an unpleasant taste, which can be flat or bitter in the long run.