Review: the iSommelier decanter


We live in an impatient world. (Get to the point already, I hear you cry.) Acceleration is a major measure of improvement, whether for apps, public transport or waiting times. Technology facilitates all this of course, and we take for granted that the devices in our lives will save us valuable time. 

Wine resists this race for speed in two intractable ways. Bottle ageing is one of them. Alex Hunt wrote with eloquence in defence of longevity three years ago. No gadget yet exists which can convincingly simulate or improve upon the gradual evolution of wine in bottle over many years –...