Wine decanters were originally used as vessel to transport wine from barrel to the table. It allowed servants to pour wine more easily. The second purpose of decanter was to allow sediment to separate from the wine as it sat which allowed guests to enjoy the wine free of impurities. However, today the modern filtration techniques and also aging techniques have made the use of wine decanters redundant. Nevertheless, the wine enthusiasts still enjoy using wine decanter to permit wine to breathe before pouring. If you wish to add a touch of elegance, here’s how you can buy a wine decanter.