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looking for cheap wine decanters

#1 Post by p. raghib » August 22nd, 2019, 7:16 am

what do you use that are inexpensive?
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#2 Post by p. raghib » August 22nd, 2019, 7:17 am

can probably delete, just saw Christophers ikea thread. perfect timing.
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#3 Post by Robert Sand » August 22nd, 2019, 7:24 am

I have a lot of decanters not dissimilar to those at IKEA, and also wider ones, and expensive ones, too -
I don´t see any major difference in aeration because the main oxigen gets into the wine when decanting.
The typical Barolo caraffes are simply for nothing, only bad to pour.

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#4 Post by John Morris » August 22nd, 2019, 8:55 am

Most of mine (and I have many) come from thrift shops. I think people get them as wedding gifts and don't know what to do with them.

Crate & Barrel has some decent ones at decent prices. I've also scored a couple of nice ones at Home Goods for $5 a pop.
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#5 Post by Brian Tuite » August 22nd, 2019, 9:26 am

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#6 Post by Warren Taranow » August 22nd, 2019, 9:44 am

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I love the 1L Erlenmeyer flask.

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#7 Post by Andrew Ing » August 22nd, 2019, 10:23 am

I have some of these. I like them because the glass is pretty thick and I don't feel like I have to be careful with them.

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#8 Post by Victor Hong » August 22nd, 2019, 11:20 am

p. raghib wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 7:16 am
what do you use that are inexpensive?
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Which cheap wines benefit from decanting? pileon
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#9 Post by Philip N. Jones » August 22nd, 2019, 12:04 pm

There is a thread that is active right now that discusses decanters IKEA for $1.49 each. You can't get much cheaper than that.

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#10 Post by Wes Barton » August 22nd, 2019, 1:45 pm

John Morris wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 8:55 am
Most of mine (and I have many) come from thrift shops. I think people get them as wedding gifts and don't know what to do with them.
Friends of mine who entertain a lot have picked up quite a few from Goodwill. (I found a nice one there recently.) One thing I like at their parties, with a crazy number of wines open, and multiple decanters going is each decanter is different. It's much easier to keep track of which wine is which.
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#11 Post by Howard Cooper » August 22nd, 2019, 1:51 pm

Go to Crate and Barrel. I think I have picked some up there for $10 or so, but this is a few years ago.
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#12 Post by John Morris » August 22nd, 2019, 2:07 pm

Wes Barton wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 1:45 pm
Friends of mine who entertain a lot have picked up quite a few from Goodwill. (I found a nice one there recently.) One thing I like at their parties, with a crazy number of wines open, and multiple decanters going is each decanter is different. It's much easier to keep track of which wine is which.
Yes! One does not benefit from matching decanters, particularly as the evening progresses.
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#13 Post by Victor Hong » August 22nd, 2019, 2:12 pm

John Morris wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 2:07 pm
Wes Barton wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 1:45 pm
Friends of mine who entertain a lot have picked up quite a few from Goodwill. (I found a nice one there recently.) One thing I like at their parties, with a crazy number of wines open, and multiple decanters going is each decanter is different. It's much easier to keep track of which wine is which.
Yes! One does not benefit from matching decanters, particularly as the evening progresses.
Matching ones look less so, too. Your decanter shelf sounds like my clothing closet. [wow.gif]
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#14 Post by J Wei » August 22nd, 2019, 2:12 pm

TJ Maxx Homegoods. They have some relatively inexpensive decanters from time to time (eg. under $40).
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#15 Post by David J » August 24th, 2019, 7:06 am

We have juice carafes we bought at restaurant supply for under 5 bucks
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#16 Post by Jay Miller » August 24th, 2019, 7:25 am

There's always the old trick of buying a bottle of Paul Masson, dumping the wine (or use it for cooking), and using the bottle.
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#17 Post by dcornutt » August 24th, 2019, 7:35 am

Warren Taranow wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 9:44 am
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=149154&hilit=decanter

I love the 1L Erlenmeyer flask.

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I love these for measuring wine for one person consumption. Great for decanting too.
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#18 Post by Victor Hong » August 24th, 2019, 8:55 am

Jay Miller wrote:
August 24th, 2019, 7:25 am
There's always the old trick of buying a bottle of Paul Masson, dumping the wine (or use it for cooking), and using the bottle.
A carafe of that wine goes great with a $35 pizza pie.
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#19 Post by T. Melloni » August 24th, 2019, 10:05 am

dcornutt wrote:
August 24th, 2019, 7:35 am
Warren Taranow wrote:
August 22nd, 2019, 9:44 am
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=149154&hilit=decanter

I love the 1L Erlenmeyer flask.

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I love these for measuring wine for one person consumption. Great for decanting too.
Yes, 1L for one person consumption. I like the way you're thinking.
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#20 Post by Joel Pulver » August 24th, 2019, 10:13 am

The Mrs. found some at Goodwill this week (originally from Target) for 3.99 a piece with tag still on them. Had her pick me up 6 of them.

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#21 Post by Arv R » August 24th, 2019, 1:57 pm

Years ago Victor suggested I look into a restaurant supply house near me, and I picked up a six pack of quite functional decanters for $24. I'm still using them for every day purposes, when the nice fancy ones are put away, or are in their display rack.

If you can find any of those kinds of vendors, look into them - good value and tough stuff.

I only properly decant maybe twice a month on the weekends, but at offlines/dinner parties we'll use 3-6 easily, so its good to have extras.
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