13 Stylish Wine Decanters That Class-Up Your Cheap Vino

Give that bottle some breathing room!

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Whether you're a full-fledged oenophile or a Two-Buck Chuck loyalist, there's one important step you need to take before opening that next bottle: aerate, aerate, aerate! If you're uncorking your bottle as soon as dinner's served, you're missing out on getting the best out of that wine. With this in mind, we found 13 stylish wine decanters to bring out the more complex, nuanced flavors from every glass you pour.

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Final Touch Traditional Style Decanter

$38 BUY NOW

Sometimes the wine presentation is just as entertaining as the sipping itself. The top of this decanter features a multistep aeration system that removes the sediment and twice disperses the liquid along the sides of the vessel. Perfect for younger bottles of red that really need to open up before you get to know them.

More: 10 Sleek Red Wine Glasses for Entertaining

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Culinaire Crystal Glass Wine Decanter/Wine Carafe With Handle

$25 BUY NOW

Simple and sleek, this crystal decanter looks stunning resting on any kitchen counter or dining room table. We love the easy-to-hold handle for an elegant pour of your favorite bottle of white wine or rosé. No more spills!

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Fountain Aerating Wine Glasses

$60 for set of two BUY NOW

Skip the decanting step altogether with these clever wine glasses designed with a sleek built-in aerating filtration system. These glasses also make an excellent gift for housewarming parties, hostesses, or your wine-loving friends

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Sagaform Hand-Blown Glass Wine Decanter With Stopper

$27 BUY NOW

This carafe features a standard, yet elegant sloping design that's perfect for tabletop display. The oak orb stopper is a pleasing, unexpected detail and a nice nod to its sleek Scandinavian roots.

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Viski Raye Angled Lead Free Crystal Decanter

$46 BUY NOW

The angular design of this decanter reminds us of a volumetric flask from chemistry class, making this the perfect tool for conducting fun wine tastings, comparisons, and food-pairing experiments at your next dinner party (all extracurricular, of course). 

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Lenox Tuscany Classics Pierced Decanter

$28 BUY NOW

Made of break-resistant crystal, the wide pierced handle of this dramatic decanter makes pouring easy, precise, and — of course — artful.

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Luigi Bormioli Esperienze Crystal Decanter

$32 BUY NOW

Made of thick, durable glass, this stunning carafe will expertly aerate your wine and visually delight your guests with its sleek, artistic shape.

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Kalalou Tilted Wine Decanter With Ice Pocket

$58 BUY NOW

Keep your favorite riesling chilling in style all night long with this chic two-in-one decanter. With a nifty built-in pocket for ice, this beaker ensures that those whites, rosés, and even reds are served at the perfect temperature no matter how long they've been out of the fridge.

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Snowe Wine Decanter

$60 BUY NOW

Got a bottle that you've been saving for a very special occasion? Carefully pour it into this stately decanter, let it open up for no more than 30 minutes, then serve. The punt at its base helps splay the wine so it's ripe for optimum enjoyment.

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Menu Peter Orsig Wine Breather Decanter

$63 BUY NOW

Let the whole bottle breathe with this stunningly modern decanter from Danish design company Menu. Just uncork, stick the silicone spout on top of your bottle, flip it over, and watch your wine swirl right in. You also have the option to pour it just as easily right back into the wine bottle if you have a label that you'd like to show off to your guests.

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UncommonGoods Twist Decanter

from $30 BUY NOW

A decanter with theatrical appeal, pour your red or white into this twisted glass piece to allow a young vintage to taste a lot more complex in just one hour. The curved design also allows you to get a firm grasp on it while pouring.

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Riedel Amadeo Wine Decanter

$360 BUY NOW

Part wine vessel, part art object, this hand-blown U-shaped decanter has two openings and a wide base for letting the wine open up. Grasp the piece by its wider end to serve easily (and mess-free) out of the dainty miniature spout for supreme serving appeal. Are you also wondering how the heck to clean this carafe? Pick up a set of handy decanter-cleaning beads to make this task a breeze once the party's over.

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Wine Enthusiast Visual Wine Decanter

$60 BUY NOW

The exaggerated punt at the base of this crystal decanter isn't for extraneous decoration — it allows a better lens to see the color of your wine, as well as aiding in the aeration process as wine is poured on top of it. Whether empty or full, this vessel is a gorgeous piece to place in any dining room area.