Editor’s Note: Sure, it’s easy enough to open a bottle of wine, but if you want to learn the proper technique, then this is the how-to video for you! Etty demonstrates how to open a bottle of wine like the pros do with this step-by-step guide. You’ll also learn which wines need decanting and why, and how decanting enhances the experience of drinking the wine. So watch and learn, and be prepared to impress at your next dinner party. Cheers!
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Etty Lewensztain is the owner of Plonk Wine Merchants, an online shop focused on small-production, artisanal and altogether great cheap wine. The food- and wine- obsessed Los Angeles native cut her teeth in the wine biz running a marketing campaign to promote Chilean wine in the United States, and is certified by the esteemed Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and the American Sommelier Association. Plonk Wine Merchants specializes in hidden gems from around the globe and every bottle in the store is priced below $30. Follow Plonk Wine Merchants on Twitter @ PlonkOnline.