The decanter is a great gift idea. They come in dif­fer­ent types, shapes, mate­ri­als. Let’s fig­ure out what you need to know about decanters, so as not to miss the choice.

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.

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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.

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