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Aging a Bottle Of Wine – What Does this Mean Today?

Aging a Bottle Of Wine – What Does This Mean Today

Tweet The old adage “all wine improves with age” is only partially true. Only a few varieties of wines actually get significantly better with age. Only about 10% of red wines and 5% of white wines taste better after aging five years as opposed to aging one year. Most wines these days are specially crafted […]

Cheeses, Chocolates and Other Wine Tasting Treats

Cheeses, Chocolates and Other Wine Tasting Treats

Tweet If you are having a wine tasting party, or even just a sunny afternoon, relaxing with friends by the pool, appetizers served with a suitable wine can be a real hit.   When serving several wines at a gathering, having the proper snacks will help cleanse the palate between different wines.  And, serving the proper […]

How Does A Vineyard’s Region Affect A Wine?

How Does A Vineyard's Region Affect A Wine?

Tweet Great wines start with great grapes from great places. With substandard raw ingredients, there is no way to produce anything other than a substandard wine. This being the case, there are a few specific conditions, which make grape growing impeccable. Let’s take a look at these conditions and what other influences different regions have […]

Choosing Wine At A Restaurant

Choosing Wine At A Restaurant

Tweet Imagine sitting at a fancy restaurant with important clients and your boss, and of all the people at the table, the waiter asks if you would like to choose a bottle of wine for dinner. Panic sets in and your mind starts racing, trying to figure out how to pull off this task for […]

Time To Try A New Wine

Time To Try A New Wine

Tweet When we fall in love with a particular wine, we often are hesitant to try anything else.  This is a pity, as this attitude closes the door to all sorts of new tastes and experiences.  If you’re buying the same bottle of wine every time you shop –  stop – look around – and […]

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