Wine is sure to make any bad day good, and any good day better.
The go-to beverage is equally consumable alone on the couch as it is in a group of people at a bar, the only real downside being that the amount you can consume is limited.
All wine, however, is not created equal.
Listen: Monz shares her cheap wine hack with Jessie Stephens and Mia Freedman on Mamamia Out Loud. (Post continues after audio).
You see, cheaper wine – affectionately known as goon – has this annoying characteristic of sometimes tasting like dishwater.
It’s the worst.
But it comes in a convenient cask and costs $2/litre… so we scrunch our face and drink it anyway.
I find it tastes best straight from the bag, preferably poured into my mouth as I tilt my head back.
But this week on Mamamia Out Loud, Monz shared a genius tip: an easy hack to make your barely-drinkable $5 goon taste like $500 Grange.
All you need is cheap wine… and a blender.
Usually reserved for concocting green hipster smoothies, the blender has one key feature that improves any underwhelming glass of wine.
Apparently, it’s all about aeration. Aerating the wine, according to Dan Murphy’s, “helps release its optimum aromas and flavours”.