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Category Archives: Wine Education
Faced again with the difficult task of opening a bottle of wine sealed with a synthetic cork, I truly would like to know the benefit of these closures. I can easily list what I don’t like about them. It is a hassle and huge effort to get the corkscrew into … More
May is National BBQ month, and what better wine to go with BBQ than Zinfandel! So with that, a little history of Zinfandel…
Hot Spot: California, Southern Italy
Synonyms: Primitivo, Plavac Mali
Zinfandel is often touted as the ideal grape for 4th of July … More
Another re-post of some of our favorite wine quotes. Feel free to share your own!
“I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W.C. Fields
“Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.” – Aristophanes… More
Fining a wine is the process of clarifying and stabilizing a wine by adding a specific material to the wine that will attract and absorb unwanted particles, removing them from the wine.
Sound confusing? A bit. After wine finishes the fermentation and ageing process in the winery/cellar and before it … More
There are a plethora of underrated wine regions and grapes in the world. That is to say that the wine geeks know and love them, but the general wine public do not. Could be because they are hard to pronounce, or the labels are confusing, or they are not as … More