Uncorked #702 — Sound Wine Storage Ideas

Remember when your parents said, turn down that music or you’ll ruin your hearing. Well, if you’re still cranking up the volume, there’s a good chance you could ruin your wine stash. Break out the headphones for this one.

Episode 268 — Bubbles, Sparkles and Gas! Conversations with a Wiz on Fizz!

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. http://www.grapeencounters.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=3583&action=edit On this edition of Grape Encounters, Christian joins host David Wilson and explains the

Uncorked #699 – Wines that Don’t Pair Well with Food

You’ve prepared an amazing dinner. Now what about the wine? You probably know what pairs well with meat, chicken or fish, but are there wines that should simply be avoided regardless of the menu?

What Your Wine Selection May Say About Your Personality

Legend has it that the father of modern psychology, Sigmund Freud, once commented that, “sometimes, a cigar is just a cigar.” And while that may be so, the same probably does not apply to…you guessed it…wine! When was a glass of wine….ever…just…a glass of wine. Always, there is mood…and feeling…not to mention the “character” and

Taking Wine Home In A High Security World

Some aspects of the wine-lover’s life can be downright daunting. Let’s see if this has happened to you: You’re up in Wine Country, having the tasting of your life. And you’re thinking of flying home with a few bottles. But wait, you say…what about all those TSA security rules. You know – you cannot board


Is a hundred dollar bottle of wine really better than a five dollar bottle of wine? Maybe, but thinking your wine cost a hundred dollars can make you enjoy it more. So, if you want to make sure your in-laws love the wine, tell them it was expensive. Research from the California Institute of Technology