"Tips & Misc Topics"

How to find the real ...

It’s easy to drink good wine but knowing how to find it is the real secret. Of course, once you know wine well, you can find new great wines without ...

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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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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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Being surprised about wine glasses

If you’re looking for a bit more explanation into why types of wine glasses are shaped the way they are, then look no further. The infographic from Onwinetime details 10 ...

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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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Can we age the New ...

As a wine enthusiast, you may have previously read through a few articles about how to age wine perfectly, or maybe about what temperatures are ideal for wine preservation. The writers of ...

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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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A new oak barrique wine ...

If your idea of heaven is relaxing with a glass of oak-aged, full bodied yet mellow red, but not the price tag that comes with it, there’s a new oak ...

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Blue Wine is banned

Spain has banned Spanish producers Gik from labelling or marketing their blue wine as wine because it’s the wrong colour. The drink, which made headlines in the summer for its ...

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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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