Decanter or pitcher?
Decanter Wicker blown glass, 1.2 l, brown from the British brand LSA International
These two vessels, first of all, differ in purpose. The decanter is used for table setting, serving alcoholic beverages, olive oil storage. Water, milk or juices are poured into jugs. The dishes also differ in appearance. The neck of a decanter is much thinner than the neck of a jug. A decanter, unlike a jug, does not have a handle and a spout, but it is often equipped with a lid.
Decanter Ono blown glass, 2.25 l t British brand LSA International
Most often decanters are made of glass or crystal. Glass models look very elegant, and crystal decanters are famous for their subtle facets that create a whimsical play of light. Sometimes a decanter made of borosilicate glassresistant to temperature extremes, can act as a teapot if the design provides for a strainer.
Decanter with strainer Viva ScandinaviaInfusion, 2 l
Variety of decanter — decanter for alcoholic beverages such as wine or whiskey. A wine decanter usually does not have a lid. Before serving, the drink is poured into a vessel so that it is saturated with oxygen. Such models differ in variability of shapes and sizes, they are perfect as a gift for a connoisseur of wine culture. Effective serving of strong drinks will provide decanter with lid. Models made of glass or crystal will also become wonderful decorative elements in the interior of a house, apartment or office.
Wine Decanter Culture2.45 L British brand LSA International
Decanters with integrated strainer serve as teapots, and those equipped with airtight lids are stylish water bottles. If you are planning to present a decanter as a gift, it is better to look at models in beautiful packages.
When choosing a gift, proceed from the tastes and preferences of the recipient. One way or another, a decanter is a necessary accessory in the household and an excellent decorative element.