It’s one of the very best ways to get the most out of your wine. And, it has little to do with the grapes or winemaking techniques. It’s really all about eye-hand coordination with some physics thrown in.
Most American’s know it’s customary to tip 18 to 20 percent in a restaurant. But, what happens when you buy a particularly expensive bottle of wine? Is it okay to short-change?
Wine has long been known as the great romancer. Just the right wine can make for just the right evening. But, something other than the alcohol may be lowering our inhibitions.
Veteran Burgundian winemaker Christian Roguenant perfected his craft making bubbly in the Champagne Region of his native France. Today he oversees winemaking at the Niven Family Wine Estates, which produce several premium labels, including Baileyana, Tangent, Trenza, Cadre and Zocker. On this edition of Grape Encounters, Christian joins host David
Wine lovers have always agreed that wine is great when paired with a social occasion or celebration. One winery is taking the compatibility of wine for social interactions in a completely different direction–crowdsourced wine making.
It seems like 3D printing could be the next big thing in technology, but could it prove to be beneficial for wine lovers? A pair of Florida-based designers certainly think so — their firm Ottermatics is tackling the finer points of wine aeration.
Think critics still have the greatest influence on what wines are worth buying these days? That may have been correct in the past, but in the present it’s all about the kids. I’m not kidding around.
Would you give an opportunity to a wine that has been aged…in the ocean? We’re are about to get the first peek of ocean-aged wine, a new process being referred to as “Aquaoir.”