Counting Carbs With Wine

The recent health claims that wines have antioxidants in them that may block free radicals, prevent heart disease, cancer, and other conditions associated with aging seems to have some validity. Polyphenol, catechin, and cholesterol-reducing resveratrol are found predominately in red wines in various degrees. One suggestion as to... Read More

A Private Owners Guide to Bottling Fine Whisky

The majority of private owners of whisky casks are looking for an assessment of their options. The purpose of this article is to help answer questions that private owners may have about bottling their whisky casks.Its always recommended that private owners bottle at cask strength as this minimises the number... Read More

The Harmony Between Food and Wine

Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in the company of friends and .. food.The right combination between food and wine is a source of ultimate bliss for every connoisseur. Both wine and food can benefit from the right pairing. The right wine can accentuate unexpected gastronomical aspects... Read More

Using Cooking Wine

Cooking wine is sort of a holdover from prohibition. People who grew up thinking Alcohol is Evil didn't want to have any in their homes. But they wanted those delicious flavors in cooking. Cooking wine seemed to be a reasonable compromise.In essence, cooking wine is really bad wine that then... Read More

Guide To Tasting Wine

The basics of tasting wine are relatively simple to learn. Once the fundamentals are mastered, the nuances and details can be enhanced over a lifetime. Like any other skill, tasting wine requires practice, and consistency is probably the most important factor.One helpful strategy an aspiring wine taster can pursue is... Read More

Wine Etiquette With Ease

Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience much more enjoyable. Like most interests, there is a set of protocol that most wine lovers adhere to. Good taste dictates that tasting at wineries, ordering wine at restaurants, and hosting a dinner party all require certain formalities.Tasting Room EtiquetteIn a winery's tasting... Read More

The Curious History Of Wine Consumption In America

The history of wine consumption in America has been frought with starts, stops, and inconsistencies. The American population has always had a love-hate relationship with alcohol. Historic prohibitionist attitudes amongst much of the American population have blurred the line between moderate wine consumption and detrimental alcoholism. As a result, regular,... Read More

Hosting A Wine Tasting Party

As your love and knowledge of wine grows, it is inevitable that you will want to share your revelations with friends and family. Hosting a wine tasting party is a great way to do this.When planning a wine tasting party, some obvious questions about parameters arise. How many people should... Read More

Beer, Wine and Your Bones

If you like the taste of a good brew, then here is some good news! In a recent research study of over 2,900 women and men, researchers found that beer, which contains silicon, may promote bone health. Silicon is a mineral that is thought to stimulate collagen production, which is... Read More

The Mystery of Decanting

Decanting is a strange word to many people. Some do not even know what it means exactly. Taking the sophistication out of it, decanting literally means pouring the wine from the bottle to a special glass container. This is done in order to expose the wine to oxygen and enrich... Read More

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The Curious History Of Wine Consumption In America

The history of wine consumption in America has been frought... Read More

Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way

One of the great joys of wine is to be... Read More

An Introduction to Wine

What is wine?Wine has been made for centuries from just... Read More

Wine Etiquette With Ease

Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience much more enjoyable.... Read More

France Car Hire

Here is a quick summary of the different French wine... Read More

Barbera Wine

Barbera is a wine grape variety from Monferrato in Piemonte,... Read More

The Truth About Red Wine and Heart Disease

Red Wine, Heart Disease, Hungry Sharks and Knights in Shining... Read More

Build Your Own Wine Rack (In An Afternoon)

A good drink is what even Gods enjoy and to... Read More

A Private Owners Guide to Bottling Fine Whisky

The majority of private owners of whisky casks are looking... Read More

The Stuff of Poetry ? Mead

People have been drinking fermented beverages since the dawn of... Read More

How To Open Champagne

I manage a highly regarded web community for corporate flight... Read More

An Idiots Guide To Wine Tasting

Have you ever seen those stiff upper-lipped types doing a... Read More

Choosing a Wine Gift Basket

During the holiday season, most of us are in a... Read More

Alchoholism, A Major Diesease?

Alcoholism can be given a lot of definitions and all... Read More

Ideal Wine Temperature

The ideal temperature to store wines is between 55ºF and... Read More

Burgundy Wine

Burgundy red wines are produced in an area of France... Read More

Choosing that Perfect Wine for a Dinner Party

So, you find yourself having been invited to a dinner... Read More

Merlot Wine

Merlot wine is a rich, soft wine with the flavor... Read More

Tempranillo?s Role As A New Varietal Wine In Australia

Tempranillo is the premium red wine grape variety from the... Read More

Buying Wine, How to Read a Wine Label and Select a Great Bottle of Wine

I must admit, that for many of us, walking into... Read More

Beer and The Commodities Market

Most branded products and agricultural products are not commodities. However... Read More

Counting Carbs With Wine

The recent health claims that wines have antioxidants... Read More

Wine and Your Health

During the 1990s, a physician voiced on a national TV... Read More

Tequila

It was once a ritual usually performed by a man.... Read More

If You Plan On Drinking, Do These Critical Things Before You Leave The House

Buy a BreathalyzerA Breathalyzer is a portable hand-held device in... Read More