Wine has a long past, and specific bottles of wine can have their own story too. These two aspects add significantly to wine's fascination, but wine's place in our cultural history is the larger and grander theme. Wine was one of the first things that Man created, and it has held a special place in many cultures.
"BOTRYTIS" were the first words Gerhard Kracher shouted at the top of his lungs while pointing to a stunning portrait of shrivelled grapes behind him as we commenced our Zoom call to talk about his and his family's stunning portfolio of wines, particularly the sweet wines that have made them synonymous in said category for many a year.
“I had a full summer drinking Dujac, DRC and de l’Arlot and I thought to myself, these are the kind of wines I want in my cellar.”
For wine lovers all over the world one of the best innovations to come out of lockdown has been virtual wine tasting events.
When it comes to the best wineries in Virginia, there are a lot of options and places to consider. While there are brilliant wineries all over the East Coast, nothing quite compares to Virginia. As the United States’ Wine Country, Virginia is home to all sorts of wineries and vineyards, making it a little tough at times to choose exactly where you should be heading for the best experience. To narrow down your search, we’ve put together a list of 10 of the best wineries in Virginia, so you can look through them and make an informed decision of where to go!
Whether you are into wine-making or just seeking to learn more about fine wines, these terms will broaden your understanding. Wine-lovers can add to the following wine terms their vocabulary as they explore the wide array of wines originating from many wine-producing regions of the world.
Holidays and any celebration event is incomplete without a bottle of wine. The art of uncorking a bottle of wine, smelling it, and then slowly sipping it in moderation is terrific. Many studies done over the years show the health benefits of wine. Wine is full of body-boosting properties that have a positive impact on your health. Here are the top ten surprising health benefits of wine.
Wine is one of the most favoured across the world. The richness and sweetness of this drink are not the only reasons for its popularity. There are many other surprising yet lesser-known facts of this drink. Some may even say that wine is a thing that you should consume if you want to live a healthy and long life. It is indeed true, and also you will agree to this once we highlight the benefits of wine. Be it red, white, or rose, all wines have their unique taste, and more than that, the interests that each one of them has to offer.
As you consider the wine options this winter, skip the expected choice, and instead grab a bottle from Chile. Whether you’re roasting marshmallows, sitting down to a four-course meal or heading to a cocktail party, Carmenere may be the best red wine you haven’t yet tried.
Wine is supposed to be fun but it’s so often wrapped up in pomp and circumstance that it can be a little hard to remember that. A great way to reintroduce fun with wine is pairing it with candy. Whether you’re a glass at the end of a long workday type or a social type hosting a dinner party, you can combine your favorite sweet treats, like milk chocolate to sour candies, with a wine pairing for an elevated and delicious adult dessert. You don’t have to be a sommelier to find the perfect pairing, we’ve provided a number of combinations and why they work together.
So I just started the journey of tasting and enjoying wine this past October. So like a good nerd, I did my research about the best type of wine and the benefits (and risks) of drinking wine. So before we talk about the benefits or the risks, we need to talk about the proper glass size. Experts say that the proper serving size is about a 5-ounce pour and women should have one glass a day while men can drink two. So let's dive into the benefits first.