How To Hold A Wine Glass (Like a Pro)

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How do you hold a wine glass like you know what you’re doing? Well, there’s really only one “rule.” Hold your glass by the stem (and not the bowl!) Here are several way to try holding a glass including how to practice swirling wine.

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Red Wine – Key Component in Healthy Diet

By now, you’re probably aware that red wine can be successfully included in a healthy diet and is even beneficial in some situations. As with any healthy diet, regular exercise is required in order to stay healthy. Most write red wine off because of its alcoholic content, but with regular consumption the benefits of wine far outweigh the fact that it contains alcohol.

Champagne for Kids: Steps to Make One

During occasion like New Year’s Eve or any special occasion in which the kids are also present, they generally miss the opportunity to have a toast with the grown ups. They often times feel out of place since they can’t have a sip of the alcoholic champagne.

Dessert Wine Glasses and What You Need to Know

When people hear the phrase ‘dessert wine glasses’ what first comes into mind is a regular wine goblet with some ice cream shoved into it. This couldn’t be further from the truth, because as I’ll be writing soon, these wine glasses have nothing whatsoever to do with dessert! Traditionally these types of goblets are filled with sweet liquor such as sherry or port.

Miscellaneous Tips When Cooking With Wine

Learn what to do and what not to do when cooking with wine. Use these tips to enhance your meals.

The Positive And Negative Effects Of Wine

The popularity of wine drinking has long been recognized regardless of race or ethnicity. People indulge in its delectable taste especially during memorable occasions. There are also quite a number who have the habit of taking in a considerably great daily dose of this savory drink until such time that drunkenness happens. Moreover, a few practice drinking in moderation because of the health benefits believed to be inherent in the alcohol content. No matter what the reasons are behind swigging down some glassfuls, there remains the importance of knowing both the negative and positive effects it has on the overall wellbeing.

Things You Should Know About Wine Bags

Wine has been appreciated by a lot of people for centuries and is not only great to compliment your favorite meal and add festivity to an occasion, but can also be given as hearty gifts. As the number of people enjoying fine wine is increasing, more and more people are giving them away as gifts. Wrapping wine bottles can be difficult due to its shape and simply adding a bow can sometimes be boring. Luckily, wine bags are available to make this task easier. They come in a variety of designs and materials and makes giving and receiving bottled wine more exciting. Purchasing a beautiful wine bag is a perfect way to spruce up a gift of bottled wine to give away at a wine tasting party or at a special dinner party with friends and family. It is a great way to add a touch of elegance and…

Wine Sensitivities

Many people who suffer from red wine headaches (RWH) attribute their problems to sulfite or tannin sensitivities. This article highlights some of the likely culprits of red wine headaches, as well as possible solutions.

World Wine Production

Over the Christmas period I had the fortune to try a superb Argentinian wine which I will describe later in this article which led me to think about who are the largest producers of wine in the world. You have an idea if who you think are the biggest producers and the top three did not surprise me however looking further down the list there were some surprises.

The Difference Between Syrah and Shiraz

The Difference between Syrah and Shiraz is mostly in the name. To paraphrase Shakespeare, What’s in a name? That which we call Shiraz is merely the Australian name of France’s Syrah. The Syrah wine grape is native to the Rhone Valley, in southeastern France, where it is still grown today. Syrah and Shiraz wines are made from the same grape variety but, as is true of wine in general, their taste is very much dependent on the terroir and winemaking style.

Pinot Gris: Tasting Notes and Food Pairing Ideas

In this article you will learn all about the Left Coast Cellars’ 2009 “The Orchards” Pinot Gris including vineyard background, tasting notes, and food pairing suggestions. Hopefully this article will entice you to taste this delicious white wine.

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