It's more than just fermented grape juice: Musings about the history of wine and a deep dive into reds, whites and regions that will make any wine lover drunk with happiness.
Beginner's Guide to Wine Tasting
Historically, just about everyone drank wine. Wine was actually cleaner and safer than water throughout most of human history, since the alcohol helped kill a number of germs. Since people noticed wine was less likely to give them food poisoning, both kids and pregnant women drank it.
Best Ways to Remove a Red Wine Stain
Red wine can be the perfect compliment to a meal or to any dinner party, and there are endless pairings that can make it more enjoyable. But if spilled, red wine can be very likely to leave a nasty stain unless you act quickly and use the right method to lift it out.
(Jumping On) the Natural Wine Bandwagon
As with anything that is new and exciting, and where people see money to be made; lots of more established producers are jumping on the natural and orange wine bandwagons. This as a whole is not a bad thing - as a general trend the natural wine movement is having a positive effect on the rest of the wine industry and there are some trends that are jumping over from natural wine that should be embraced (juicy, fruity, fun, chilled reds for instance).
Say Hello To Verdejo
Wine cocktails can actually be a very sexy thing, once we take wine coolers out of the equation. When it comes to white wine in cocktails, most of the time the wine used is whatever is available. Next time you are mixing up a cocktail that requires some white vino try wine from Spain.
Learning to Enjoy Wine
Wine takes on a delicate, sensual character the moment the bottle is uncorked, and if you have a sharp sense of taste and smell, it will help you become a good judge. In time, you will find out how certain foods can distort the taste of wine while others blend together perfectly.
How to Throw a Great Wine Party
To most people, the thought of throwing a wine party is both terrifying and impossible; doing it well—or at all—is daunting at best. But armed with these few simple tips, anyone can successfully execute a fun, engaging wine party.