What is wine aeration? What does it mean to “aerate wine”? Why do you have to aerate wine? Do we have to aerate all wines? Which wines need to be aerated? Why does wine need aeration? How do you aerate a wine? How do you properly aerate a wine? Should a wine be aerated or decanted? Should I aerate or decant a wine? How do you aerate your wine with an aerator? Aerating wine is an important step in wine tasting. However, many wine lovers skip this step of aeration and they also miss the experience of optimal tasting.