Storing and Serving


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...

Tips for Holiday Sips Tips for Holiday Sips Tips for Holiday Sips Tips for Holiday Sips

Tips for Holiday Sips


For these joyous occasions, bottles are most often filled with a sparkling wine. If a social statement is to be made, Champagne is usually...

10 Wine Bottle Sizes You Didn't Know Existed 10 Wine Bottle Sizes You Didn't Know Existed 10 Wine Bottle Sizes You Didn't Know Existed 10 Wine Bottle Sizes You Didn't Know Existed

10 Wine Bottle Sizes You Didn't Know Existed


Wine bottles come in all kinds of different sizes, like the magnum, double magnum, jeroboam, Nebuchadnezzar and the standard 750 ml bottle...

Independence Day Wine Cocktails Independence Day Wine Cocktails Independence Day Wine Cocktails Independence Day Wine Cocktails

Independence Day Wine Cocktails


Everyone knows about Sangria, and you probably even have a favorite recipe for it. And if you don't, then we have one on here for you, just...

What Does it Mean to Let a Wine Breathe? What Does it Mean to Let a Wine Breathe? What Does it Mean to Let a Wine Breathe? What Does it Mean to Let a Wine Breathe?

What Does it Mean to Let a Wine Breathe?


Letting a wine breathe is believed to allow the wine to soften and express its aroma and flavors, but the process and devices used to...

How to Choose Wines for Your Cellar How to Choose Wines for Your Cellar How to Choose Wines for Your Cellar How to Choose Wines for Your Cellar

How to Choose Wines for Your Cellar


There are 4 main characteristics that can help you determine if a wine can stand the test of cellaring and they are: alcohol content,...

Boxed Wine, Cans & Tetra Paks(R): The Future of Wine Packaging Boxed Wine, Cans & Tetra Paks(R): The Future of Wine Packaging Boxed Wine, Cans & Tetra Paks(R): The Future of Wine Packaging Boxed Wine, Cans & Tetra Paks(R): The Future of Wine Packaging

Boxed Wine, Cans & Tetra Paks(R): The Future of Wine Packaging


Wine shelves offer a wide selection of different types of wine packaging vessels... glass bottles - PET plastic bottles, boxed wine, Tetra...

Pop The Cork or Saber? How to open Champagne Safely & Stylishly Pop The Cork or Saber? How to open Champagne Safely & Stylishly Pop The Cork or Saber? How to open Champagne Safely & Stylishly Pop The Cork or Saber? How to open Champagne Safely & Stylishly

Pop The Cork or Saber? How to open Champagne Safely & Stylishly


Before you start, keep in mind that sparkling wines are under pressure, when you handle the wine keep the cork pointed in a clear direction...

A Guide to Wine Glasses A Guide to Wine Glasses A Guide to Wine Glasses A Guide to Wine Glasses

A Guide to Wine Glasses


Wine glasses are designed for specific wine styles, find out how to pair your wines to the right glass

The Basics of Storing (and Serving!) Wine The Basics of Storing (and Serving!) Wine The Basics of Storing (and Serving!) Wine The Basics of Storing (and Serving!) Wine

The Basics of Storing (and Serving!) Wine


Wine temperatures during storage determine how a wine will taste. Find out which glasses are right for each particular

In Defense of the Wine Cork In Defense of the Wine Cork In Defense of the Wine Cork In Defense of the Wine Cork

In Defense of the Wine Cork


Cork is a traditional, eco-friendly material used to seal wine bottles. However, its reputation of leakage and tainting has lead to...

What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology

What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology


Corked wine simply means that the wine has been contaminated with cork taint via the presence of trichloroanisole or TCA.... Drinking a...