Here it is, Wine 101, an introduction to wine for beginners! Well the world of wine and wine tasting doesn't have to be intimidating. You can easily start down the road to being a true aficionado.
Knowing how many glasses per bottle of wine you can expect can really help plan your next wine tasting or dinner party. Read on to find out about how much wine you need and how much you should pour.
When hosting a wine tasting, there are several types of wine tasting themes you can use to make your wine tasting party more fun and entertaining.
To make vinegar you only need wine, air and time. However, this is a fun set-up to make a continuous fermentation in a barrel which will supply you will years of delicious homemade wine vinegar.
Get your wine tasting notes template here! We have a few different options for printable wine tasting notes sheets in PDF form. Wine tasting is just not complete without taking good notes.
Ever wondered if it is worth it to shop for wine at Trader Joe’s? Trader Joes wine selection has improved over the years. While not top level fine wine, there are many decent options for good prices.
Barolo wine is one of the most famous, and rightfully so, wines of Italy, coming from the northern region known as Piedmont. Learn more about the wines and their styles here.
Riedel wine glasses have become almost ubiquitous, available in several different styles, sizes, and levels of quality.
Continue reading "Riedel Wine Glasses: All Hype or the Real Thing?"
What is the best New Years Eve Champagne? I'll explain what is typically drank to celebrate this festive evening and how you can find just the right sparkling wine for your party.
The Loire Valley wine region in France is a conglomeration of dozens of appellations that follow along the Loire River valley from practically the middle of the country to the west coast.
The Brunello wine region is a small sub-section of Tuscany which produces a powerful, age-worthy red wine of the same name.
Sancerre wine is made from Sauvignon blanc grown in the Loire valley of France. Learn more about the wines here.
Vouvray wine comes from the Loire Valley in France from the hillsides along the river around a town of the same name. Learn more about the wines here.
Muscadet wine is an often misunderstood and under-appreciated wine from the western Loire Valley of France.
Here you can download a simple wine tasting scorecard you can print out to help you score wines as you taste them. There is also ample room to take down your impressions of the wines.
Wine tasting forms help to organize your wine assessment and learning. Here you can download wine tasting scorecards and forms to use at your next wine tasting.
The Southern Rhone Valley is a large Rhone wine growing region that includes many appellations. Chateauneuf-du-Pape is one of the most famous and makes wines that rival the best in the world.
The Northern Rhone Valley in France is the birthplace of some of the best wines in the world, particularly the thrilling reds of Cote Rotie and Hermitage. Read more about its wines here.
Pinot Gris wine is commonly produced in the Alsace region of France. It should not be confused with the wines of Italy called Pinot Grigio, even though they are technically the same grape variety.
Gewurztraminer wine is an often misunderstood wine because of its bold, flamboyant personality. Yet the best, particularly those from Alsace in France, can be stunning.