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How to store wine (unopened and opened)

How to store wine (unopened and opened)

Wine is a wonderful beverage to consume, however, most of us cannot drink a whole bottle at once. Also, many of us may receive wine as a present and do not know how to store it, even if it is unopened. We may want to open a bottle just to have a glass or two. This leaves many of us…

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What are the major grape varieties in wines?

What are the major grape varieties in wines?

If you are into wines, then you know that there are many varieties of grapes that go into making great wine. Wherein there are obviously a great number of subtitles involved, there are also some basics that can be learned. Here is a list of some of the grapes that make the most exquisite wines in the world. Cabernet Franc…

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How do you become a Sommelier?

How do you become a Sommelier?

Sommeliers are wine professionals. They are highly trained experts in wine, operating with an extensive understanding of how a wine is made, what are the best types of wine, and what food pairings go well with what kinds of wine. It may seem like a dream job, but the truth is that becoming a Sommelier is not easy. It requires…

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Best iphone apps for wine drinkers

Best iphone apps for wine drinkers

Wine is classic. It’s something that you wouldn’t expect to grow, evolve and change over time. Yet, like any industry, it has evolved considerably over the past decade. Perhaps nowhere is that more obvious than in terms of the way that wine has become an “app-friendly” industry, with many apps becoming more and more popular for wine drinkers. Here’s a…

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What is port wine and how is it made?

What is port wine and how is it made?

Port wine is one of the most popular dessert wines thanks to its richness in flavor and texture. Port wine comes in the following styles: Rose Port- it is a new style of making Port wine. Its process of production is similar to Rose wine. The wine has flavors of caramel, strawberry, and violets. White Port- the wine is produced…

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How To Develop Your Skills as a Wine Taster

How To Develop Your Skills as a Wine Taster

Wine tasting skills can seem elusive. Many people are skeptical of experts who proclaim that one wine has hints of blackberry while another finishes with a mineral flavor. Skepticism about wine expertise can make sense. After all, some studies show that an average wine drinker can’t even taste the difference between whites and reds if food coloring has been added…

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