Aging and Cellaring


Everything You Need to Know About Traditional Georgian Qvevri Wine Everything You Need to Know About Traditional Georgian Qvevri Wine Everything You Need to Know About Traditional Georgian Qvevri Wine Everything You Need to Know About Traditional Georgian Qvevri Wine

Everything You Need to Know About Traditional Georgian Qvevri Wine


Qvevri wines are made using either red or white native Georgian grape varieties. Grapes are crushed and placed into buried qvevri, complete...

Drying Out: How to Tell When a Wine is 'Over the Hill' Drying Out: How to Tell When a Wine is 'Over the Hill' Drying Out: How to Tell When a Wine is 'Over the Hill' Drying Out: How to Tell When a Wine is 'Over the Hill'

Drying Out: How to Tell When a Wine is 'Over the Hill'


When wines that were produced to be consumed young are aged for too long (exact time period varies depending on the wine, but think 2 - 3...

How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making

How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making


The pores of American oak are much looser than its counterpart in France. This will introduce characteristics much quicker into wine....

The Basics of Storing and Serving Wine Temperature The Basics of Storing and Serving Wine Temperature The Basics of Storing and Serving Wine Temperature The Basics of Storing and Serving Wine Temperature

The Basics of Storing and Serving Wine Temperature


The wine temperature during storage determines how a wine will taste. The storing and serving temperature will determine how your palate...

When to Decant Wine When to Decant Wine When to Decant Wine When to Decant Wine

When to Decant Wine


Knowing when to decant wine can be tricky, these tips will help you decide on which wines to decant and why decanting is necessary for some...