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

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Guide To Tasting Wine

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

Ideal Wine Temperature

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

What is Corked Wine?

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

Wine Tasting -- The Traditional Way

Wine tasting is properly known as 'Wine Degustation'. It is... Read More

Red Wine Compound May Extend Life

Good news! A recent study suggested that resveratrol, a red... Read More

The Old Fashioned: Two Recipes of an Underrated Classic

Like many mixed drinks, the Old Fashioned has a number... Read More

Australia Is More Than Jacobs Creek

The Jacobs Creek Brand of wines have taken the world... Read More

Gewurztraminer Wine

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

How To Open Champagne

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

Overcoming Red Wine Spills

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

Uses of Mirror Tinted Contact Lenses

Mirror tinted contact lenses have become a topic of interest... Read More

Enjoy Your Favorite Wine - But With Some Rules

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

The Harmony between Wine and Food

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

Pairing Beer With Food

Pairing beer with the fine cuisine has recently come to... Read More

The Cocktail Party

A cocktail party can be more daunting than a dinner... Read More

Pairing Food and Wine is a Matter of Taste

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

Choosing that Perfect Wine for a Dinner Party

So, you find yourself having been invited to a dinner... Read More

The Harmony Between Food and Wine

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

How to Order Wine in a Restaurant

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

Bordeaux Wine

Bordeaux is a region in France that produces some of... Read More

Barbera Wine

Barbera is a wine grape variety from Monferrato in Piemonte,... Read More

Tequila

It was once a ritual usually performed by a man.... Read More

Using Cooking Wine

Cooking wine is sort of a holdover from prohibition. People... Read More

Whisky Syndicates

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

Rare Varietals Cure Wine Boredom

The future of the Australian wine industry will be shaped... Read More

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