Cleansing Your Palette Between Wine Tastings


When tasting wine at a wine tasting, cleansing your palette is key to enjoying all the flavors and smells that each wine brings to the table. Many wines are extremely complex and their flavors can be easily affected by other foods and drinks being consumed at the same time. Most long-time wine tasters will tell […]

Wine Wednesday: How to Choose Wine Glasses


If you’ve ever wandered down the aisles of a store and noticed an entire section of wine glasses, then you may understand the confusion–and sometimes anxiety–that comes with buying them. There are so many shapes available, you may be wondering which one is best. And if you’re serving a fancy dinner for friends or family, […]

Wine Wednesday: How to Properly “Taste” Wine


Perhaps you’ve been invited to a wine tasting. Or maybe you just want to have a better understanding of wine so you can appreciate a vintage bottle more. If you’ve ever wanted to know how to truly “taste” wine, then this article should have you covered with the basics to get you going. Wine encompasses […]

Wine Wednesday: Why Should You Aerate Your Wine?


It is said that to get the proper flavor from your wine, you should let it aerate. This falls under the same lines as someone saying you need to let your wine “breathe.” Aerating your wine essentially allows the wine itself to infuse itself with oxygen in order to let the wine’s flavors and aromas […]