Articles by: The Wine Specialist

Cheese and wine are best ...

Whether you’re stocking up for a party or just looking for a new tasting experience, these classic regional pairings will highlight why certain wines and certain cheeses have a kind ...

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German Red Wines for your ...

Red wine in the summer is usually about as palatable as warm mayonnaise. It may even cause you to sulk in dark air conditioned room just so you can drink ...

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Reds for your Summer

The vast majority of imbibers allocate their wine drinking to winter. This statement isn’t just an assumption, it’s true. Over 90% of search traffic around the topic of wine happens ...

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Wine Tips for Better Taste

We’ve all heard of decanting wine to give it a better taste but what about putting it in a blender? The Wall Street Journal have compiled a video with some ...

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Is this wine age-worthy?

How do you tell if a wine will improve with age? Oddly enough and thank goodness, just spending more money on a bottle won’t guarantee that it will age well. ...

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The dots for a great ...

Wine geography goes a lot farther than mapping your way to the nearest wine shop and navigating to the next bottle. You’ve probably heard that great wine begins in the ...

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What is Wine?

Wine is an alcoholic beverage made with the fermented juice of grapes. Technically, wine can be made with any fruit (i.e. apples, cranberries, plums, etc) but most wines are made ...

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The strong impact of colors ...

Our sensory biases are imprinted at a young age when we associate colors with foods. For example, we correlate the sweet, spiced, citrus flavor of an orange to the color ...

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What to drink with chocolate

Wine and chocolate have a lot of similarities to each other. For one, they’re both considered aphrodisiacs and they both contain flavanols (antioxidants). Despite these striking similarities, it’s somewhat challenging ...

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How to behave at wine ...

In our experience, the best way to find the wines you like is to compare one wine with another or, better, with a few others. And the most convenient place ...

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