A sophisticated dinner table should definitely include a carafe.
Water carafes are available with or without lids. The advantage of a lid is that insects can't fly into the beverage in the summer months and that it keeps your drinks fresher for longer. Some models come with an inside container for fruit. The container allows you to add a twist to your homemade lemonade, water or ice tea. Water carafes by Menu also feature a built-in ice cube container.
A whisky carafe truly highlights your whiskey. There are two types: crystal or modern. A set consisting of a whisky carafes and matching glasses make a particularly nice gift. A pretty carafe is also a great way to present and pour wines. Make sure not to confuse it with a decanter. Decanters help remove unwanted sediment from the wine. Pouring young wines without sediment into a decanter, also known as decanting, serves to bring the wine into contact with atmospheric oxygen.
The current trend carafe 2018 is produced by Serax and made of slightly tinted glass shaped like a fish. The Magisso terracotta carafes have a natural cooling effect and can be individually labelled with chalk.