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It's more than just fermented grape juice: Musings about the history of wine and a deep dive into reds, whites and regions that will make any wine lover drunk with happiness.

White Wines to Pair with Italian Food
Italian food is a type of cuisine that most people assume pairs best with red wine — and in many cases, it does. Who can deny the delicious zing of a Sangiovese or a Merlot with a good plate of pasta ...
Best Indian Food and Wine Pairings
Indian food and wine aren't exactly a combination that most would call intuitive. In fact, most people tend to pair water with almost all Indian food, primarily because the food tends to be pretty dar...
Sparkling Wine and Food Pairing Guide
Most people know that sparkling wine (erm "champagne") goes well with almost every dish. In fact, one of the classic rules of thumb is that champagne should be used as a go-to when you aren't sure wha...
Rowan Marley2 years ago
Wine and Cheese Pairing Guide
There are very few things that are as sophisticated and classically enjoyable as a wine and cheese tasting. It's one of the most popular food and wine pairings known to man, and has been a majorly ups...
Best Italian Food and Wine Pairings
"A bottle of red, a bottle of white? It all depends upon your appetite. I'll meet you any time you want, in our Italian Restaurant." - Billy Joel There are very few things that are as perfect together...
Jessica Herring2 years ago
Best Red Wines to Pair with Italian Food
If you love spaghetti and meatballs or a tasty pizza then you should try these splendid red wines to pair with Italian food. These wines will make your taste buds explode. When you choose an ideal red...
Ruma Singh2 years ago
Sip and Buy Wine at Bordeaux’s Train Station
It had to be Bordeaux... Recently, Gare St Jean, Bordeaux’s sprawling 19th century railway station added a new retail store to its array of restaurants and book stores: Le Pavillon des Vins de Bordeau...
Wine and Food Pairings for Beginners
Wine is one of those drinks that requires a bit of coaching in order for a person to fully enjoy it. After all, it's not like wine didn't get an elitist reputation for no reason. To fully "get" how to...
Made in America... Wine
Let's break this down. Americans are the top consumers of wine. We love wine. We have made it a social drink, one for sealing deals at corporate lunches, the drink to celebrate occasions, wine is part...
How Do I Buy Wine?
So you just got into wine, or you are an enthusiast and collector, but how do you buy wine? And where do you buy it? Well, there is the local mom and pop liquor store that may carry a few "brands" of ...
Wine... What's it All About?
Here is an interesting little factoid about worldwide wine consumption. According to the World Wine Institute, in 2009, France topped the list with 12.40% of the world's consumption. U.S. consumption ...
Liza Zimmerman2 years ago
The Best Wine and Burger Pairings
As we move into outdoor grilling season, those delicious burgers will be popping up more frequently on the menu. While you can also grill them in a pan or bake them in your oven, a great BBQ almost al...
Amanda Kusek2 years ago
8 Best Rosé Wines for Under $18
Whether it’s the middle of summer and you can’t spend more than two minutes outside without sweating through your clothes or it’s the middle of winter and you want to pretend you’re on a yacht, rosé i...
The Desert Wine Guy
Today's wine review comes from a wine that is grown and made in the state of Arizona. The state has been coming on in the last few years in the wine area and produces some really good wines. To start ...
Wines for Summer
Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore chardonnay, but there are over 10,000 grape varieties in the world and we are generally only consuming about fifteen of them (i.e. chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon...
Carlos Chacon2 years ago
The 'Mercado de San Miguel'
Whenever I travel, one of the things I really like to do is visit the places the locals go to eat and drink, more in line with the local stuff and away from the myriad "tourist traps" you find at any ...
Liza Zimmerman2 years ago
Exploring an Underground Wine World
It has both Slavic and Latin influences, both in terms of genetics and wine production, and is geographically sandwiched between the ex-Soviet Republic of the Ukraine and Romania, both of which have f...
Jessica Herring2 years ago
Best Big Batch Cocktails Made with Wine
For your next get together at home, try these tasty and refreshing cocktails made with wine. They are for people who love the smooth and delectable taste of wine instead of the strong taste of hard li...