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Aerate wine in seconds for better taste. Mixing just the right amount of air with your wine at the precise moments, the Vinturi aerator allows your reds to breathe instantly.
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Functionality. And very attractive.
Bruce G on Nov 28, 2015
Didn't want the pourer type and the price was right on this one.
Doreen J on Nov 17, 2015
Functionality. And very attractive.
Bruce G on Nov 28, 2015
this is something my husband can use. its birthday gift
Jennifer L on Nov 17, 2015
Didn't want the pourer type and the price was right on this one.
Doreen J on Nov 17, 2015
Susan D on Nov 11, 2015
We have had this exact Vinturi Red Wine Aerator for several years now. As you say, it truly does enhance the flavor. So for our wine enthusiast friends, this is the first thing we think of to give as a hostess gift, or at any time!
Judy H on Oct 23, 2015
Would like to use an aerator for a glass pour vs. using my pewter aerator for a full decanter.
Stacy C on Oct 14, 2015
as a gift for a friend who liked ours
ROBERT R on Oct 9, 2015
I drank a glass of wine that had been aerated, and I liked what aeration had done for it.
Evelyn H on Oct 1, 2015
I was in need of a new aerator
Lorraine E on Sep 29, 2015
Had this product previously. Unfortunately my Wife dropped it on the floor and cracked the glass so I am
ordering another one.
Richard H on Sep 26, 2015
Heard good things, wanted to give it a try.
Bernie P on Sep 8, 2015
recommended by a friend
John M on Aug 12, 2015
My daughter lives in Florida and her and her husband, collect and find the best wine there, but they tried a airtor once and they don't drink wine without one now. My husband and I are both wine drinkers and being from South Dakota you can't find them here, WALAA! Got one!
Debra W on Aug 6, 2015
A friend of ours had this aerator and my husband said that it definitely made a difference. I bought it for him for Father's Day.
Amy B on Jun 15, 2015
Good Ratings
Mary M on Jun 7, 2015
a friend had this and I thought it was cool.
Spencer H on May 15, 2015
Already have one and need another. They work just great.
David L on May 7, 2015
The aerator is effective and it's the right size for ease of use.
Richard M on Apr 1, 2015
This is a gift, I've had one for 4 years and love it
Ronald H on Feb 14, 2015
My husband feels that the aerator is an essential conpoment to his enjoyment of Red wine
Melissa l on Feb 10, 2015
I tried one at a neighbors home over the holidays and it really does make a difference in the wine. Decided I needed one for my own home.
Sandra S on Jan 7, 2015
Andy B on Jan 2, 2015
Great for parties to instantly decant freshly opened bottles of wine when a glass decanter is not practical. Does a good job. Highly recommend.
Mark H on Dec 17, 2014
Enjoy red wine!
Janet O on Dec 16, 2014
Jorge d on Dec 15, 2014
I have seen it used and it really helps.
Eric E on Dec 13, 2014
a Sommelier used one at Vail (high altitude), and Chuck approved.
Robert E on Dec 13, 2014
A gift for son in law
Kathie S on Dec 10, 2014
Friend had one.
Debra D on Dec 9, 2014
My wife wanted it
Cody O on Dec 8, 2014
Like the idea for a single glass of wine
Dixie S on Dec 5, 2014
I have one and love it. This is a gift for my Father who loves red wine.
Kathy D on Dec 1, 2014
Michelle S on Nov 29, 2014
a friend had one and it worked great
BOB S on Nov 25, 2014
It works very well. You can open a bottle of red wine and enjoy it immediately with the use of this aerator.
Meri-Margaret M on Nov 22, 2014
family xmas gift
timothy c on Nov 21, 2014
I received one as a gift last year and absolutely love it!
jill g on Nov 20, 2014
Have used it for years & it wore out. Very satisfactory
Rich M on Nov 4, 2014
LELAND G on Oct 31, 2014
I wished to improve the taste of my Wine.
Richard A. P on Oct 25, 2014
Online Reviews
Dino S on Oct 13, 2014
Used this product at a restaurant today and liked the results.
Lizabeth B on Oct 3, 2014
A friend of ours brings her own aerator over and now she can travel light
BRIAN A on Aug 22, 2014
Had one previously and it worked great until it was dropped.
James M on Jul 28, 2014
I use this aerator all the time. Very reasonably priced and makes a nice gift.
Anne H on Jul 8, 2014
It had good reviews! I'm sure that my dad will enjoy receiving this as a Father's Day gift.
Brooke N on May 26, 2014
Always wanted to try out a product like this
Jayanth I on May 20, 2014
this is something my husband can use. its birthday gift
Jennifer L on Nov 17, 2015
Susan D on Nov 11, 2015
Does this aerator come with a screen?
Kevin B on Nov 11, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Clarification. When I purchased the Vinturi aerator last year it came with a screen. Also purchased a 5 pack set of screens from this site, but it seems that is no longer offered at this site... the 5 pack screens are all the same size which leads me to assume there is only 1 screen size available.
Hi we love our red wine aerator but it looks like it is stained inside.How can I clean it.? I always run under the tap each time I use it
Marie c on Aug 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: ITEM # 161 74 04 @$6.95 . Removes those hard-to-reach deposits. The wine aerator cleaning brush removes wine deposits in main ducts so aerators function their best. Optimum aeration for optimum taste!

Note: Clean with warm, soapy water. Not recommended for dishwasher.

Size: 11"L
Is there a difference between a red and white wine aerator?
Jobber on Jan 25, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your inquiry. The white wine aerator requires a more vigorous aeration flow than the red wine aerator. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us at 800 356 8466. Thank you again.
during a house move we lost our screen . can I buy replacements ? red or white? are they the same?
A shopper on Aug 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Im sorry we do not have replacement screens, however you may want to try and contact the manufacturer (Vinturi) directly for that.
Can the Vinturi Red Wine Aerator be used with theh Vinturi Aerator Tower? Will work together?
PamelaJN on Aug 3, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. The Vinturi tower is meant to be used with the vinturi. If you have any other questions please let us know at 800-356-8466.
what is the proper procedure to clean this device? does it require special tools
O M Stickz on Jun 3, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your inquiry. There is a small cleaning brush available(item 161 74 04). If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us at 800 356 8466. Thank you.
I have a problem with the wine leaking out the holes on the side of the aerator as I pore it through. Is there something I'm doing wrong?
null on Dec 23, 2011
BEST ANSWER: As described in the manual start pouring on the side of the bowl, instead of directly down the center and pour slowly. Some dripping may still occur.
Just wanted to know if this product has a filtration device within that screens out sediment? Thanks!
null on Nov 17, 2011
BEST ANSWER: We do offer screens for the Vinturi - but the standard model does not include one. See item #511 26 56 for a set of 5 Vinturi Screens.
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Good idea, works well, somewhat awkward
I have used the Vinturi several times.
It does a good job of adding air to the wine as it pours. I still think the wine needs time to breathe after using the Vinturi, but the product does help and cuts down on the aeration time.

However, it is somewhat awkward to use. When pouring, and the instructions mention this, wine will come out of the holes that let in the air. You must be very careful to have the Vinturi over your glass or carafe when pouring and be careful of your pour speed.

Also, it is not easy to clean sediment out of the center, although with enough washing it does clean.
February 1, 2009
As advertised and at a great price
I don't drink wine, but my wife does nightly. The great reviews made me, normally quite skeptical, purchase this for her. She honestly can tell the difference and claims it works great. She's happy = I'm happy.
April 17, 2008
We love it!
We did a blind test with four different individuals using the same wine, one glass aerated and the other not. All four individuals thought the aerated wine tasted better. With did the test with cheap wine and a nice quality wine. The aerated wine won every time. This device is worth the money.
July 8, 2008
New Family Wine Routine
Family routine with new red wine: Set up two glasses. Pour wine directly from the bottle into the first glass (Not through the aerator). Then, pour the wine into the second glass through the aerator. Taste both glasses immediately. Family and guests love this, as they experience immediately the effects of decanting and the potential of the wine. It becomes unthinkable to drink red wine direct from the bottle without aeration or decanting. The wine becomes even better if the bottle is aerated and also poured into a decanter before drinking.
October 15, 2008
Wow...Don't buy as a gift...
We have been back and forth on this product as the first one that we received appeared to have a crack in it that ran from the aerator hole in a curved line up about an inch (both sides!). [...] The product itself of course works well, all the wineries have them for tastings and they make a difference for those with a little more refined pallet.If you are presenting this as a gift, beware, your recipient may think that you gave/sent them a defective product!**We double checked the product catalog and did not see the crack, however the new product catalog (sent with the second shipment) appears to be updated as you can see the "faint" crack in the product photo.
December 1, 2008
Great fun, Great wine!
I used to not enjoy red wine; it was too "sharp-edged" for me. When my friend poured me a glass of Cab through this Vinturi gadget, it was a whole new experience! It was smoother and less acidic on the tongue. I enjoy using mine now.
We love to watch folks watch it work; the gurgle always delights people.
October 11, 2008
This actually works
I bought 5 more since the original purchase so I can give it to others. With some wines the difference is small but noticeable, with others the difference is night and day. With every wine I now use it.

June 30, 2008
Wine aerator
I live alone and aerating an entire bottle of wine is not always practical, nor is guessing ahead of time how much I will drink. This aerator is perfect for home use as well as it being compact enough to put in my purse for restaurant use.
July 8, 2008
It really works!
I first saw this product in Napa at well known winery. I bought it for my brother in law and we did a side by side comparison with the same wine. We tasted one without using the Aerator and one after we used the Aerator, we all concluded that the wine tasted better using the Aerator. A great gift or purchase for yourself! The only drawback I can see is that the holder does get a bit full and you have to empty on occasion. No biggy.
December 21, 2008
Really works, sometimes too well.
The Vinturi Aerator really works, which is great for the wine's that need it, however it's not so great for the wine's that don't. It can give an almost watered down taste to the wine and take away some of the intensity of the flavor. I highly advise it, since it works very well, but I also advise tasting each bottle before using it and see if that bottle tastes better with or without it. (which is what I personally do).
December 26, 2007