Wine

Decanting Wine

Decanting Wine

Can you lose something if wine is decanted too long before consuming? Answer: In two words, it depends. There are two fundamental reasons to decant a wine: 1. To provide extra aeration for a recent vintage by exposing it to the air as it is […]

Wine & Food Pairing Information

Wine & Food Pairing Information

First look For Flavor Links Check the flavor profile of wine typically relates to specific foods. Create a good match by pairing the ingredients in your food with you wine. Just smell chocolate in your Syrah? Then pair it with your chocolate ganache dessert. Typically, […]

Why You Should Enjoy a Glass or Two of Wine Each Day

Why You Should Enjoy a Glass or Two of Wine Each Day

You could say that red wine is the healthiest of all alcoholic beverages (although white wine isn’t far behind) when–and this is VERY important–you drink one or two glasses a day with a meal. Red wine is especially rich in nutrients and chemical compounds, including […]

When & What to Decant

When & What to Decant

Decanting wine does typically two things to your wine: it separates the wine from any sediment that may have formed and also aerates the wine at the same time. While some people feel that extra boost of oxygen can open up a wine and give […]

A Bit About Wine

A Bit About Wine

Every time we learn a new word we add a new color to our palette. Not only can we better depict the world for others, but we can also better understand it on a deeper level ourselves. This is especially true when it comes to […]