If there’s one thing that’s certain about saving a bottle of wine for a special occasion it’s this: If you wait too long, there’s a good chance you’ll be singing a very sad song.
When a winemaker says his operation is underwater, it usually means things are less than profitable, but now ‘winery under water’ means something else.
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.
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.”
Have you ever found yourself ready to enjoy a bottle of wine only to realize you don’t have a corkscrew? Well, stay tuned to learn an unconventional method of uncorking wine. I’ll “shoe you in” on the details!
Have you ever wondered why different wines come in differently shaped bottles? Why do some red wines come in the same shape bottles as white wines? And, vice versa? Does it have anything to do with aging or flavor?
These days you can buy just about anything online and have it shipped right to your door. Wine included. So who’s ordering wine online and how is it affecting brick-and-mortar retailers?
For some, even a white wine spritzer is too far removed from the classic glass of vino – but others aren’t so shy about using wine as an ingredient. Find out which restaurant chain is set to offer a red wine milk shake.
New York is a state with countless titles under its belt, but here’s one many didn’t see coming: Wine Region of the Year.
Wine buyers beware. With governments making currency increasingly difficult to counterfeit, creative criminal minds are finding a market in expensive and unwitting wine collectors.
You can pair wines fairly easily with most of your favorite foods. But there are a few menu items that are a bit more difficult. The good news – it’s not impossible.
For many wine drinkers, once a bottle is opened, it is likely to be finished on in the same sitting? But, every once in a while, you might not finish that great bottle. So what should you really do?
It probably wouldn’t surprise you to know that California, New York, Washington and Oregon produce the most wine in America. But which states actually uncork the most bottles?
Women love their Chardonnay and White Zin. Men prefer the bolder reds and are the primary purchasers of premium wines. Of course right? Actually, wrong. The truth about wine habit stereotypes.
We know it comes from the specific region of northeastern France and is different from other sparkling wines because it earns its name based on where it’s made. But there are a lot of other facts about champagne that are sure to surprise you.
How many times have we heard someone say they are removing the wine cork to “let the wine breathe”? Does this really improve the taste of that wine?
You’ve decided to serve your guests wine with dinner, so off to the living room for a bottle from the wine rack that’s been there for how long? Why is this just plain wrong?
It’s amazing how many phobias we humans suffer from. There are literally thousands of them. But Oenophobia? It’s enough to drive you to drink. Just not wine!
It’s hard to imagine that a fictional movie character could have such a profound impact on what we drink, but when Miles mocked Merlot, for many the wine had to go. But that was then…
We have all heard the phrase, you are what you eat. But does that age-old saying apply to what we drink as well? We submit for your approval a revelation that shouldn’t be all that hard to swallow.