At my wine tastings, I get a lot of questions that I think of as wine basics. Today, I thought I would share some of these with you. I hope you find them helpful. [Read more…]
If you’re like me, you enjoy taking home wine glasses as souvenirs from special events or dinner parties. Maybe you keep a treasured assortment in your cupboard, or even a set of fine stemware for special occasions. There is a lot to think about when it comes to choosing wine glasses. The most important consideration is enjoyment. Wine is meant to be enjoyed, and the glasses you choose should accentuate this, whether they enhance the flavor of the wine, or the aesthetics of holding a beautiful, delicate glass in your hand.
Many guests at the wine tastings I lead ask questions about stemware, so I thought it was timely to answer the top questions here.[Read more…]
At my wine tasting last night, one of the tasters said that her nose started running after drinking the Cabernet. She wanted to know more about
We’ve all been taught that a decanter will make your wine taste better. But how much better? And which decanter should you choose? Those were the questions my friend Sandra asked me last week. We used her questions as the perfect excuse to do a really fun wine tasting – a decanter showdown. I highly recommend doing this – and if you need some decanters to help you out, I have them.[Read more…]
The perfect wine serving temperature is the temperature where the wine tastes the best to you. Pretty simple. Right? Well, kind of. If you want to be a savvy sipper, here are some helpful guidelines. [Read more…]