Developing the Sense of Wine Taste

If you are new to the world of wine, knowing how to taste wine may be confusing. Tasting wine is different than drinking wine. When you drink wine you are doing it for enjoyment with no other agenda. When tasting wines we are using the senses of sight, smell, taste and touch. The sense that requires the most development is …

How to Select Red Wine

How to select different wines? Because there are thousands (yes thousands) of wine types in existence today—many of which are so obscure and rare that most people have probably never heard of them. With that many varieties to choose from, you can make many different types of wine: red ones, white ones, sweet ones, dry ones, sparkling…and mixtures anywhere in …

The guidelines of fine wine tasting

The tasting of fine wine can create many miracles. In talking with a friend today, it occurred to me that alcohol (oh, the evil spirit) has been the muse for many an artist throughout history. Pablo Neruda wrote “Ode to Wine”, Absinthe was a favored drink among the “it” crowd in the 19th and 20th centuries (think Oscar Wilde, Picasso, …

Summer Wine Ideas

Summer looks not a good season for drinking wines. The hot and humid weather make some of our favorite wines lose their incredible flavor. Most summer foods are light and cool, so your wine should be light bodied and compliment the taste of the food. For example the grilled red meats which call for a medium or heavy bodied wine. …

Enjoying Wine in Modern Wine Bars

50 years ago, wine was considered as a privileged drink to be savored by the wealthy who were supposed to know all of the inner workings of wine drinking. But now, this has completely changed and you can see many people enjoying their wine at modern wine bars in various places around the world. The modern wine bar also make …