We did a very fun blind wine tasting yesterday where we compared expensive wines to reasonably priced wines. Each person or couple brought two wines, one that cost around $100 and a similar one that was reasonably priced. We had four sets of wine to go through. It was an incredibly fun learning experience that I’ll share with you in this article. [Read more…]
Petit Verdot (“peh-tee vur-doe”) is sadly not a very well-known red wine. In this article, we will learn all about this wonderful grape and wine and hopefully start spreading the love for it. Thank you to Wine Folly times two, WinePros.org and TheWineCellarInsider.com for their help with this article. [Read more…]
With summer just around the corner, it’s time to think about what wines you’d like to have on hand for all of your summer get togethers, including barbeques, pool parties and more. Today’s article is devoted to my favorite sizzlin’ summer sippers from WineShop At Home.
Ready to hear something amazing? China is the second largest cultivator of wine grapes in the world – just after Spain – and they are seriously focused on expanding and refining their place in the wine world. In light of this information, I thought it was a good time to explore Chinese wine. Thank you to CelebrationsWineClub.com, Bloomberg, NewYorker.com and ChinaTravel.com for their help with this article. If you missed my recent blog posts about Asian wine in Napa Valley, please check out my articles on Kieu Hoang Winery and Yao Family Wines. [Read more…]
When people ask me how long opened wine lasts, I ask them how quickly they can drink. In all seriousness, it’s helpful to know how best to preserve an opened bottle of wine and how long it will last. So that’s what we’ll explore today. Thank you to La Crema and Wine Folly for their help with this article. [Read more…]