Counting Carbs With Wine

The recent health claims that wines have antioxidants in them that may block free radicals, prevent heart disease, cancer, and other conditions associated with aging seems to have some validity. Polyphenol, catechin, and cholesterol-reducing resveratrol are found predominately in red wines in various degrees. One suggestion as to... Read More

A Private Owners Guide to Bottling Fine Whisky

The majority of private owners of whisky casks are looking for an assessment of their options. The purpose of this article is to help answer questions that private owners may have about bottling their whisky casks.Its always recommended that private owners bottle at cask strength as this minimises the number... Read More

The Harmony Between Food and Wine

Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in the company of friends and .. food.The right combination between food and wine is a source of ultimate bliss for every connoisseur. Both wine and food can benefit from the right pairing. The right wine can accentuate unexpected gastronomical aspects... Read More

Using Cooking Wine

Cooking wine is sort of a holdover from prohibition. People who grew up thinking Alcohol is Evil didn't want to have any in their homes. But they wanted those delicious flavors in cooking. Cooking wine seemed to be a reasonable compromise.In essence, cooking wine is really bad wine that then... Read More

Guide To Tasting Wine

The basics of tasting wine are relatively simple to learn. Once the fundamentals are mastered, the nuances and details can be enhanced over a lifetime. Like any other skill, tasting wine requires practice, and consistency is probably the most important factor.One helpful strategy an aspiring wine taster can pursue is... Read More

Wine Etiquette With Ease

Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience much more enjoyable. Like most interests, there is a set of protocol that most wine lovers adhere to. Good taste dictates that tasting at wineries, ordering wine at restaurants, and hosting a dinner party all require certain formalities.Tasting Room EtiquetteIn a winery's tasting... Read More

The Curious History Of Wine Consumption In America

The history of wine consumption in America has been frought with starts, stops, and inconsistencies. The American population has always had a love-hate relationship with alcohol. Historic prohibitionist attitudes amongst much of the American population have blurred the line between moderate wine consumption and detrimental alcoholism. As a result, regular,... Read More

Hosting A Wine Tasting Party

As your love and knowledge of wine grows, it is inevitable that you will want to share your revelations with friends and family. Hosting a wine tasting party is a great way to do this.When planning a wine tasting party, some obvious questions about parameters arise. How many people should... Read More

Beer, Wine and Your Bones

If you like the taste of a good brew, then here is some good news! In a recent research study of over 2,900 women and men, researchers found that beer, which contains silicon, may promote bone health. Silicon is a mineral that is thought to stimulate collagen production, which is... Read More

The Mystery of Decanting

Decanting is a strange word to many people. Some do not even know what it means exactly. Taking the sophistication out of it, decanting literally means pouring the wine from the bottle to a special glass container. This is done in order to expose the wine to oxygen and enrich... Read More

In The News:

A new species of pterosaur -- a flying reptile that lived 100 million years ago -- has been discovered by scientists in Africa.
The Hubble Space Telescope captured a stunning image of galaxy that's hiding a secret.
There’s been an ongoing dispute over what was the world’s largest carnivorous dinosaur.
Public health experts believe one impact of the school closures mandated by the coronavirus pandemic will be an increase in childhood obesity across the United States.
Hidden wartime footage of a secret World War II code-breaking site in Southern England has been discovered.
The coronavirus pandemic has left most of the world's major cities, including London, New York and others, empty. As humans hunker down, with shelter-in-place measures around the world enacted, wild animals have started to take over.
Scientists are still learning a great deal about COVID-19 and how it spreads, but they have learned it can be transmitted via "aerosolized feces," according to a new study.
People infected with the novel coronavirus shed large quantities of the virus early in their illness and likely become less infectious as the disease wears on, according to a small study.
NASA released a stunning image of the Rosetta Nebula today.
Rainforests near the South Pole? It may sound far-fetched, but new research indicates the Antarctic climate was much warmer some 90 million years ago.
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Champagne

Champagne is without question the finest sparkling wine made in... Read More

Gewurztraminer Wine

Gewurztraminer is an excellent and unique grape variety that is... Read More

Overcoming Red Wine Spills

Red wine spills can be a disaster whether they occur... Read More

Ideal Wine Temperature

The ideal temperature to store wines is between 55?F and... Read More

Chardonnay Wine

Chardonnay is the world's most popular white wine grape. Chardonnay... Read More

DWI and Blood Alcohol Concentration: What does it mean?

Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is the relationship between the amount... Read More

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon is the grape responsible for the wines of... Read More

The Stuff of Poetry ? Mead

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Whisky Syndicates

Whisky syndicates are groups of private owners and many have... Read More

An Introduction to Wine

What is wine?Wine has been made for centuries from just... Read More

Wine and Your Health

During the 1990s, a physician voiced on a national TV... Read More

The Harmony Between Food and Wine

Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in... Read More

Beer, Wine and Your Bones

If you like the taste of a good brew, then... Read More

Enjoy Your Favorite Wine - But With Some Rules

The mere mention of etiquette brings to mind various images,... Read More

Counting Carbs With Wine

The recent health claims that wines have antioxidants... Read More

Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way

One of the great joys of wine is to be... Read More

Australian Wines

Australia's wine industry has boomed in the past ten years.... Read More

Alchoholism, A Major Diesease?

Alcoholism can be given a lot of definitions and all... Read More

Who Made the First Wine Anyway?

Although details are understandably sketchy, it is believed that, around... Read More

Pairing Food and Wine is a Matter of Taste

First off let me say that I am in no... Read More

How To Open Champagne

I manage a highly regarded web community for corporate flight... Read More

Guide To Tasting Wine

The basics of tasting wine are relatively simple to learn.... Read More

How to Order Wine in a Restaurant

Ordering wine in a restaurant is not much different than... Read More

What is Corked Wine?

Keeping a wine bottle sealed is probably the most important... Read More

Food - Wine Pairing Tips For French and Italian Wines

Many people are intimidated by the task of selecting wine... Read More