Betty's Wine Musings https://www.bettyswinemusings.com Welcome to Betty's Wine Musings, where you'll get fabulous wine tasting tips and wine tasting notes, discover personalized wines, and more! Whether you are a wine veteran or just getting started, there’s always something more to explore about the wonderful world of wine. Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:10:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7 98796562 What Is Minerality in Wine? https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/what-is-minerality-in-wine https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/what-is-minerality-in-wine#comments Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/?p=8454 Last night, I introduced my wine-loving friend to WineShop At Home’s Fiano, which is a white grape and wine that originated in the south of Italy. I told her that my favorite thing about this wine is its minerality. She laughed at me and asked what the heck I meant by minerality. After answering her Read More »

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Having Fun with Wine Statistics https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/having-fun-with-wine-statistics https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/having-fun-with-wine-statistics#comments Wed, 07 Apr 2021 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/?p=8440 I was introduced to FirstLeaf from one of the company’s PR people. She shared her company’s wine statistics and asked me if I’d be interested in sharing them in an upcoming blog. I love statistics, so I said yes. About FirstLeaf This company claims to offer the most personalized wine club in the world. They Read More »

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Celebrating Passover with Wine! https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/celebrating-passover-with-wine https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/celebrating-passover-with-wine#respond Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/?p=8416 Happy Passover! This is the Jewish holiday that commemorates the Jews being freed from slavery in Egypt some 3,500 years ago. During the holiday, we have all kinds of fun observances, including eating matzoh (unleavened bread) and all kinds of other wonderful foods like charoset, an apple/nut/cinnamon/wine mix that is meant to symbolize the mortar Read More »

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Discovering Fiano, a Little-Known Italian Grape https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/discovering-fiano-a-little-known-italian-grape https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/discovering-fiano-a-little-known-italian-grape#respond Wed, 24 Mar 2021 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/?p=8411 Ready to get to know a wonderful wine? Introducing Fiano, a white Italian wine grape variety that is grown primarily in the Campania region of southern Italy and on the island of Sicily. Have you tried it? I hadn’t, until I tried WineShop At Home’s recently released 2020 Fiano, which is great. Tasting the wine Read More »

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Watermelon and Wine: Til Death Do We Part https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/watermelon-and-wine-til-death-do-we-part https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/watermelon-and-wine-til-death-do-we-part#comments Wed, 17 Mar 2021 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.bettyswinemusings.com/?p=8394 I just read the most bizarre factoid about watermelon and wine. Did you know that in the 19th century, a particular monastery decided that the combination would result in your dying and going to hell? OMG. Let’s look into this mystery here. The 19th Century Watermelon and Wine Story VinoApp tells an interesting story about Read More »

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