Ending the day with a glass of warm, dry red or crisp, cool white is many people’s idea of a favorite pastime. A glass of wine brings relaxation and great taste, and it offers the perfect complement to any good meal or after-dinner conversation.
But what do you do if you aren’t a wine aficionado? How do you choose the right bottle of wine to serve with dinner; how do you know whether you’re supposed to chill it, serve it warm, or even decant it?
You don’t have to be a wine enthusiast to know these things, thanks to new technology. You can use your smartphone to find the perfect bottle of wine for any occasion.
Choosing the perfect bottle
Now you can choose the perfect bottle of wine to serve with any food. Many different apps are available for free download to your iPad or smartphone which make it possible to determine what you should serve with dinner.
Various apps enable you to choose your main course from a list of foods. Once you’ve done this the app provides recommendation for wines that go with this dish. Wines are chosen to pair with your meal because they work together to enhance flavor and make dining a more pleasurable experience.
Now that you’ve used your app to tell you which type of wine to serve with dinner, use you can use technology to teach you all about decanting. Wine aficionados have created websites dedicated to directing you how to decant wine.
These websites will tell you whether the bottle you’ve chosen requires decanting, which is the process of opening the wine and pouring it into a decanter to allow it to breathe before it’s served. This not only adds more flavor to the wine, but also mixes up the sediment to create a more even taste.
The Internet and the apps on your phone can help you do just about anything, from tracking how big your unborn baby is today to which wine to serve with each meal. This is just one example of how much technology has developed to change the lives of everyone who uses it.
No longer must you speak with a sommelier or visit a winery to speak with a professional about pairing wines and choosing decanters. This information is available at the touch of a button, thanks to the latest technology.