Red wine long been considered healthy in moderation. From heart health to increased bone density, red wine is associated with numerous health benefits. Although drinking wine leads to stained teeth, recent research has revealed that red wine may actually benefit your oral health. With that in mind, here are some reasons why you should pick up a bottle of red wine on your next trip to the liquor store.
There is arguably no better beverage to pair with your steak than a full-bodied, dry, red wine. Whether you're a fan of the classic sirloin, a hearty ribeye, or the terrifically tender texture of a filet mignon, there is no doubt that pairing a strong red wine with your favorite cut can make for a pretty exquisite meal.
As a New Jersey native, I'm well aware that my state gets a reputation for being composed of mostly asphalt and rude drivers. Bad as my state's reputation may be, I can honestly say that it's not well-deserved. I truly love my state and wish more people would drop by!
But we've also had some bad times and now I am nearing the end of Dry January, I am left with mixed emotions about whether or not to let you back into my life.
Many people find great pleasure in pairing wine with their meals, finding the best combination to enhance the entire experience either time food or drink comes to their lips. If you go out to high end restaurants, you'll probably notice that this is an especially popular idea with fish dinners. With each type of fish comes a specific taste, and different wines pair specifically well with different kinds to enhance their flavor. While there are red wines that go well with red meat fish like salmon, white wines are mostly known to be what you pair with fish because this food source is typically a leaner, white meat. Not all of us have the luxury of going out to eat at upscale restaurants though, and you shouldn't miss out on delectable dining, right? Luckily for you, if you want to take out the guesswork, we’ve got the perfect combinations of delicious dry white wines to pair with fish out there, so that you can turn dinner into a truly immersive experience.
When it comes to wine, most people are either a "dry" person or a "sweet" person. I, personally, am usually placed squarely in the dry category. Most sweet wines are just a little too sweet for my taste—especially red and rosé varietals.
Ready for some bad news? It looks like wine will become more expensive in the foreseeable future. Why? There are a number of factors that will go into the increase in wine prices for 2018. Regardless of your own personal wine tastes, the news is widespread over the entire industry.
Have you ever wondered, after your fourth glass of pinot, what it would take to work in the wine industry?
In October 2017, the first ever Team to represent Zimbabwe competed in France at the world blind-tasting championships. I found myself intrigued by the stories surrounding the team which consisted of four gentlemen, also known as the “Zim Somms.” A couple of months ago I reached out to one of the Sommelier’s, Joseph Dhafana (aka the Wine Poet) via Instagram. He responded immediately, graciously offering to send me some wine and indulge me in my questions and curiosity.
Chances are there are potential wine lovers out there stuck in a beer world because they feel intimidated by all the pomp and ceremony of wine drinking.
Wine is an indulgence that all of us enjoy. The health benefits of wine are also heavily documented, with perks like lowered blood pressure, reduced stress, and better aging being regularly cited among oenophiles.