What Are Wine Legs? – Wine Explained

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Episode #7 of Julien’s Wine School where Julien explains what the tears of wine (aka the legs, arches or rivulets) are, how they’re formed and what they mean for the composition and the taste of wine.
There are many explanations, and even sometimes myths about what these captivating legs in our wine glass are, whether it’s from alcohol, sugar, tannins, glycerol or else.

As a qualified winemaker, I made the research into the science of wine (enology) to find out and clear things up once and for all. Telling you everything you need to know about the legs of your vino in this wine education course.

Also check out the previous episode highlighting how much wine you should pour to allow a good swirl: https://youtu.be/geZm4BogkFc

Part 1 of Julien’s Wine Etiquette series about how to open a bottle of wine: https://youtu.be/c0dArXrPBwk

And this excellent video I mentioned in the video with full scientific explanations about the surface tension causing the legs, “The science of wineglass tears (or wine legs)“ by applied science channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6w0tSg-msk
See you soon again in the wonderful world of wine.


Port Wine – The Bishop of Norwich is an Awfully Nice Fellow

Port Wine goes back a long way, and Douro, the region in Portugal that produces it, is the third oldest protected wine region in the world. The ‘General Company of Viticulture of the Upper Douro’ was established in 1756, with the purpose of ensuring both the quality and the price of the product. It was the English who took Port Wine to their hearts, after the ‘Methuen Treaty’ in 1703 allowed merchants to import Portuguese wine.

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Want to “kick it up a notch”? Here’s how to easily increase the alcohol content in your homemade wine. Beware – this is not for the faint of heart!

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When someone mentions going to a baseball game, many times the first images that come to mind are a nice cold beer and a hot dog. It is somewhat of a tradition to drink beer with certain sports or activities. No backyard football game is complete without having some cold brews in the ice chest.

The American Beer Can Hold Their Own in the Brewing World

If you are a beer drinker, then you undoubtedly have a certain brand that you prefer. And as you probably know, there is a lot of debate among fellow drinkers about the right brewing system. People from all over the world have their own particular favorites.

Why Brew Your Own Beer?

You know, if you enjoy beer so much, why not go out and buy some. Or just visit the nearest pub with a nice ambiance and have a drink there? Why bother and waste so much time and effort to brew a batch of beer?

Wine Making Kits For Homemade Wines

Wine making and fermenting your own homemade wine takes a lot of time and effort. It doesn’t necessarily equate to being a complicated process, the procedure is actually very simple but the whole wine making process will require an extended period of toiling. Most people would define wine as an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grape juice.

Some Ideas For Building a Simple Wine Rack

Today, anything you would like to know can usually be found online. Similarly, you can find what you want easily when you are searching for good ideas for building a simple wine rack. If you would like to make a wine rack, or even if you would simply like to give building one a try, then you most definitely will get lots of ideas for building a simple wine rack when you search the Web. You will need materials and tools, the necessary time, and a little patience. When you are done this rack will store your wine and you can be proud of it.

Need a Wine Rack Or Wine Storage System? These Tips Will Help You Make the Perfect Choice!

If you are searching for the perfect wine rack or wine storage system that properly stores your wine, fits your lifestyle and is a great value, then focus your efforts in three areas: function, style and budget. This article will arm you with wine storage tips and information that will make it easy for you to determine the perfect wine rack or wine storage system for your home and personality.

Nebbiolo Wine Comes From Grapes That Thrive in Fog

Nebbiolo grapes ripen later in the year than other varieties and need to have a lot of exposure to the sun. They will not grow as well in sandy soil as they will in calcerous. The skins of this grape are very tough, which does make them very hardy and able to resist mold and pests.

Obama White House Wine Service – This White House Cabinet Holds Wine

It appears that President Obama possesses a small wine collection in his Chicago Hyde Park home. “Nothing meant to be showy or elaborate,” explains a longtime acquaintance in this Southside neighborhood, “mostly chardonnay and some pinot noir.” By contrast, his new home in Washington DC doesn’t have a true wine aging cellar at all–just an unadorned wine pantry meant to serve the needs of upcoming events. But one thing is clear, our new President is about to carve out the next chapter in a colorful history of wine service at the First Family’s residence.

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