Tips For Serving Wine At The Dinner Table

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Fine wine serving at a dinner table doesn’t require that you have a traditional wine tavern to do it properly. All you need is to know the do’s and don’t’s, as well as the proper etiquette of wine serving at the dinner table whenever you have guests in your place. And everything … Read more

Learn About the Science Behind Making Wine

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Winemaking is what the production of wine is called. It is also called enology, which is the science of all aspects of winemaking and wine. However, enology does not study vine growing or harvesting of grapes, as those areas belong in the subfield of viticulture. A person who studies enology is an … Read more

Guide to Wine Tours

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There are many reasons people travel. It can be to discover new cultures and practice languages or to go out and admire scenic places and drink wine. Tasting wine from different countries allows travelers to make a true immersion in the history, aroma, and flavors of viniculture. This is why for many … Read more

Top 5 things to know about wine tasting

How to Plan For a Successful Wine Tasting Tour in Kentucky

Wine tasting, like most hobbies, takes practice and commitment to master. The proficiency you develop for wine tasting will result from how well you have trained your palate to recognize and appreciate subtle tones and notes of flavors, wine varieties, and tasting techniques. Knowing that there are no shortcuts to success, we’ve … Read more

Planning a Wine Tour in Spain

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When it comes to buying and drinking Spanish wine, most of us probably know the basics. For example, grilled meat is best paired with a glass of bold and plummy Rioja. Planning to throw a party? Buy Cava, Catalonia’s budget but bubbly wines. These kinds of things might be easy to memorize, … Read more

Planning a Wine Tour in Italy

Vineyards in Piedmont Italy

Italy ranks fifth in the world when it comes to wine consumption if some of you do not know. And they have been enjoying their relationship with wine for over a millennium. They love it so much that it became one of the most essential parts of their culture, economically, gastronomically, and … Read more

Learn About These Strange and Unusual Wines

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Wines are usually made with fermented grape juice. They come in varieties, too, such as red wine, white wine, and dessert wine. However, they can also get weird sometimes, especially those which are made of other ingredients, such as flowers, berries, vegetables, and other unlikely things that you won’t imagine can turn … Read more

What is a Dessert Wine?

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A dessert wine is a term that many people hear every now and then. However, people who do not know much about wines tend to get a little confused when they hear the term ‘dessert wine’. They often wonder what wine has to do with an after-dinner treat. Well, to answer that, … Read more

9 Amazing Ways to Sell Your Wine Online and Be Successful

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Move over, France. Get back in line, Spain. Know your place, Italy. When it comes to wine, (or, rather, wine consumption) the US comes out on top. Indeed, the United States drinks more of this divine beverage than any other country. 408 million cases of the stuff were sold in 2018 alone. That’s good news … Read more

The Oldest Wineries in the World

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Alongside beer, wine is one of the oldest known existing beverages since time immemorial. The history of wine dates as far back as 8,000 years ago. Archaeological finds have revealed the use of wine in a variety of activities during ancient times, particularly in religious rituals. In 2007, archaelogists uncovered what could … Read more

Champagne: its History and Why It’s Used for Celebrations

Champagne

As they say, “every champagne is sparkling wine, yet not every sparkling wine is champagne.” “Why?” you must have asked yourself. What’s the difference between the two? Isn’t champagne just a fancy name for sparkling wine? Well, you are wrong there: while sparkling wine is a kind of that which holds a … Read more

Interesting Quotes about Wine

Grapes have been turned as wine ever since the earliest civilizations. The great people of ancient history has been recorded drinking wine. And a chug of wine has been a source to some of the most brilliant (and some dumb) utterances from many prolific drinkers of the stuff. Since wine is a … Read more

Introduction to Wine Tourism

introduction to wine tourism

Wine tourism (also called enotourism or vinotourism) has changed the face of tourism. Where other types of tourism are passive in nature, wine tourism usually involves guests who visit wineries, engage in wine tastings, and walk in the vineyards. Tourists are even encouraged to take part in the harvest and stomp on … Read more

Interesting Facts about Wine

1. Drinking red wine in small doses is better than not drinking at all. You probably heard about the health benefits of drinking wine. But this fact may come as a surprise – many human trial studies have shown that moderate consumption of drinking red wine is better for you than not … Read more

The Top Wine Destinations in the World

Wine tasting is one of the best ways to spend a day or a weekend, and it has become a vacation itself. In the past years, wine tourism has become popular, and today, there are lots of wineries around the world that provide exquisite tasting rooms and as well as scenic vineyard … Read more

The 6 Strangest and Weirdest Things Wine Varieties Can Offer

Wines are perfect when it comes to party celebration and food pairing activities. The massive availability of wines makes every reason to celebrate the diverse flavors each brand has to offer. Each wine label may come in different bottles, but generally, wines come in either red or white. Every winemaker also makes … Read more

Planning a Wine Tour in Texas Hill Country

Planning a Wine Tour in Texas Hill Country

Wine is a booming business in Texas. In fact, there are about 430 wineries that are located in the state and you can find more than fifty of them in the main artery of  the Hill Country’s wine region which stretches along U.S 290 along Fredericksburg and Johnson City. Over the years, … Read more

Planning a Japanese Wine Tour

Planning a Japanese Wine Tour

Planning a Japanese Wine Tour   Wine is not the first thing tourists think about when they visit Japan, in fact not only can they produce some of the world’s best tasting beer but they can also make high-quality wines that even won a gold medal in an international wine competition that … Read more

Planning a Russian Wine Tour

Russian Wine

We always incorporate Russia with vodka. But what we do not know is that Russia also produces great tasting wine. In fact, the wine industry in Russia has been growing intensively and there are a lot of beautiful vineyards in Russia where you can enjoy scenic landscapes and taste their best wines. … Read more

7 Tips to Prepare for a Wine Tasting

Prepare for a Wine Tasting

Wine tasting has become a popular activity for people all over the world. From Sonoma, California to Cape Winelands in South Africa, there are numerous places for people to try exquisite wines. Tasting is a great way to refine your palate and to find wines you enjoy and may want to keep … Read more

Planning a German Wine Tour

Wine region in Germany

Germany is popular for producing great beers. But did you know that it is also a great wine destination for tourists? It has 13 official wine regions that have the country’s most beautiful scenery and finest foods which tourists can visit and experience repeatedly without strain. Germany’s wine regions feature countless castles, … Read more

Unusual and Far Flung Wine Destinations

A lot of wine enthusiasts dream of having a tour in famous wine destinations such as Tuscany, Bordeaux, and Napa. These are big places where you can enjoy different kinds of champagne and other world class wines. But there are also some who’ve already experienced those large and well-known wine regions and … Read more

Planning an Australian Wine Tour

Australia is another wonderful destination for those who are planning to go on a wine tour because there are a lot of large corporate vineyards as well as smaller boutique wineries here that are popular to tourists. Wine tasting and purchasing are enjoyed by tourists who visit Australia. Aside from that, you … Read more

Tips for Planning a Wine Tour in France

When it comes to French wine, there are three most popular terms that are associated with it which are Bordeaux, Champagne, and Burgundy. Aside from being the traditional styles of wine, they are also the actual places or regions in France where these wines are produced. Since they are the big three … Read more

Unexpected Wine Destinations in the World

Unexpected Wine Destinations in the World

Where to go when you can savor the best champagne, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and other world-class wines? Are you a true wine enthusiast always looking for that next adventure?  Sure, oenophiles will readily check out the top wine destinations like France, Spain, Italy, and Napa Valley/Sonoma Valley in the USA. But … Read more

Fun Facts About The Napa Valley

Fun Facts About The Napa Valley

Aside for its wines (especially Cabernet Sauvignon wines), Napa Valley is also renowned the world over for its picturesque sights of the rolling hills, deep valleys and neat rows of grapevines. It also boasts fine diversified cuisine, dynamic arts and culture, and tourism. Check out more interesting facts about this Californian wine … Read more