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 Wilson and explains the difference
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!
This week, David had the opportunity to participate in an unforgettable event. David begins the show by saying that he’s not a seminar guy and has never sat thru a complete seminar in his life, but says this one was mesmerizing. That’s because the man at the front of the room is a larger than
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?