Wine & Your Health

Is wine healthy? Google that question and you will find thousands of results arguing wine’s health benefits, including being a good source of antioxidants, improving cognitive abilities, making you live longer, reducing belly fat, and more. We’re going to take a look...

Let it Breathe

If you’ve been drinking wine for more than a day or two, you’ve probably heard that you should let wine breathe, or aerate. I’ve talked about it, wine shops talk about it, sommeliers talk about it…you get the picture. The question is, have you ever thought about why...

How to Give the Gift of Wine

Wine is the perfect gift for almost any occasion. Going to a party? Wine. Best friend’s birthday? Wine. Gift exchange? Wine. Father-in-law? Wine. Need I go on? The problem is, giving wine can be stressful if you’re not 100% sure of the recipient’s preferences. Some...

How to Save Leftover Wine

This may come as a shock to some of you, but sometimes you finish the day with leftover wine. I know, I know- it’s hard to believe but it is true. So, for those of you who do have wine left in the bottle at the end of the day, we’re here to help keep it from spoiling....

Wine Structure Series- Sugar

Welcome back to our wine structure series. We are halfway through, with just sweetness and alcohol left. If you missed the articles on acidity and tannin, make sure to check those out, too. Today we’re discussing sugar, one of my personal favorite things;...

Wine Structure Series- Tannin

We’re back for our second week of the wine structure series! What did you think about acidity? This week we’re switching gears to discuss tannin. This is an important compound in red wine, so if you’re white wine only, bear with us. We’ll get back to your structural...