The August 2009 issue of Decanter includes a list of 40 things every wine lover should do. This is a fun list and has some great ideas for the wine enthusiast who is looking for ways to improve their wine consuming hobby.
Leading off the list of suggestions is to learn to decant your wine. Wine decanters filled with red and even white wine look gorgeous and make your wines taste so much better. Many wine lovers are afraid of decanting or are just not aware of the benefits either way this list topping idea is an excellent suggestion.
Another excellent suggestion from the list is to drink a bottle of wine from the year you are born. What better way to celebrate your birth than to also celebrate a fine bottle of wine that was born the same year you were?
Other great suggestions for the wine lover was to start a wine club and even take a wine course. These are two excellent ways to learn more about wine and its consumption as well as to meet new people in your area who are just as interested as you are. This list is chocked full of other great suggestions for the wine lover who wants to get the best experience possible from each and every bottle they purchase.