Build Your Own Wine Rack (In An Afternoon)

A good drink is what even Gods enjoy and to most a good wine is the best drink in the world. The connoisseurs of wine say that to find out a good wine is to smell and taste it. Not is the case with the wine racks. It is much... Read More

Food - Wine Pairing Tips For French and Italian Wines

Many people are intimidated by the task of selecting wine in a fine restaurant. This article is intended to provide a simple guide that will enable anyone to feel confident enough to choose a wine that will impress their dinner guests. The focus is on French and Italian wines.While there... Read More

The Truth About Red Wine and Heart Disease

Red Wine, Heart Disease, Hungry Sharks and Knights in Shining ArmorWhat is so special about wine? What is it that makes it potentially more protective against coronary heart disease, and perhaps other diseases, that other forms of alcohol?In recent years, scientists have concluded without doubt that many human diseases such... Read More

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting Component I: LookThe first step you have to undertake in wine tasting is visual.1. Fill up the glass up to 1/3 of its volume; never fill it more than half;2. Hold the glass by the stem. Initially you may find this too pretentious but there are good reasons... Read More

What is Corked Wine?

Keeping a wine bottle sealed is probably the most important factor when it comes to maintaining a good wine.A cork is essential, as it keeps oxygen out of the wine bottle. If a bottle of wine is not airtight then it may become oxidized and undrinkableTraditionally, the only corks worth... Read More

The Stuff of Poetry ? Mead

People have been drinking fermented beverages since the dawn of civilization. At first, the production of alcohol may have been accidental. Over time, it became an art.Mead is a beverage made from fermented honey. This very drink was the founding father of wine and beer. A purist might just stick... Read More

Who Made the First Wine Anyway?

Although details are understandably sketchy, it is believed that, around 6000 BC, grapes were being grown and wine was being made in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq).Mesopotamia and Egypt Wine was popular with the pharaohs of ancient Egypt from about 3000 BC onwards. Inscriptions and illustrations of grape harvesting and wine... Read More

France Car Hire

Here is a quick summary of the different French wine regions you can visit with some idea of what you'll be tasting and the airports where you can conveniently pick up a rental car.Champagne RegionWhat to taste: bubbly, of course! From the twin champagne-making centres of Reims and EmpernayWhich Airport... Read More

Enjoy Your Favorite Wine - But With Some Rules

The mere mention of etiquette brings to mind various images, mainly negative. Etiquette means observing set rules. It's not about the quaint traditions but where wine is concerned etiquette matter.The primary connoisseurs of fine wine are oenophiles who are stringent about treating, serving and tasting wine. Then there are wine... Read More

Tequila

It was once a ritual usually performed by a man. He would put some salt where the bottom of the thumb met his wrist. After licking the salt, he would take a swig of tequila from a shot glass and then bite into a piece of lime. Ladies were not... Read More

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The Ten Most Important Wine Label Terms

For the average wine consumer, there is a plethora of... Read More

Uses of Mirror Tinted Contact Lenses

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

A Private Owners Guide to Bottling Fine Whisky

The majority of private owners of whisky casks are looking... Read More

The Harmony between Wine and Food

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

Overcoming Red Wine Spills

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

Build Your Own Wine Rack (In An Afternoon)

A good drink is what even Gods enjoy and to... Read More

Bordeaux Wine

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

How to Order Wine in a Restaurant

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

Explore the U.S. Wine Trails

Follow a Local Wine Trail to Discover the Secrets of... Read More

Beer, Wine and Your Bones

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

Pairing Food and Wine is a Matter of Taste

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

Rare Varietals Cure Wine Boredom

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

Wine Etiquette With Ease

Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience much more enjoyable.... Read More

The Truth About Red Wine and Heart Disease

Red Wine, Heart Disease, Hungry Sharks and Knights in Shining... Read More

How Sparkling Wine is Made

There are three methods that may be used to make... Read More

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine

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

The Cocktail Party

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

Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way

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

Chardonnay Wine

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

Ideal Wine Temperature

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

Burgundy Wine

Burgundy red wines are produced in an area of France... Read More

An Introduction to Wine

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

Australia Is More Than Jacobs Creek

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

What is Corked Wine?

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

Tasting Wine

Wine Tasting Component I: LookThe first step you have to... Read More

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