wine

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.

Guide to Chilling Red Wine
I feel like I might end up getting crucified by certain oenophiles for writing this, but yes, the world does need a guide to chilling red wine properly. Red wine, if you listen to most people in the w...
Marlene Affeld2 years ago
A Romantic Getaway to Burntshirt Vineyards in the Carolinas
The area around Henderson offers spectacular scenery, quaint bed and breakfasts, and an opportunity to visit one of North Carolina’s best-kept secrets; the Burntshirt Vineyards in Henderson. Tucked in...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
History of Wine and Church
The church is not exactly what most people would think of when they are asked to name a champion of partying. However, it'd be a lie to say that the often straight-laced church didn't have a major con...
Skunk Uzeki2 years ago
How To Open Wine Without a Corkscrew
There was a point where I lived in a warehouse with a bunch of other rag-tag artist individuals. None of us were particularly wealthy, but a lot of us did enjoy our wines. But, unlike the 40s of malt ...
Best Wine Bars in NYC
Prior to my current job, I was a food critic. I spent a huge amount of time going to bar after bar, sipping wine and cocktails while I took mental notes on everything from the service, to the ambiance...
Anthony Beal2 years ago
Rise of the Mobile Wine Bar
We live in a wonderful age of accessible, affordable street food. Food trucks are mobile marvels of modern meal management from which hungry passersby can avail themselves of breakfast, lunch, dinner,...
Anthony Beal2 years ago
Here Are Your Keys to Becoming a More Informed Wine Taster
While it's not imperative to know everything there is to know about wine in order to enjoy drinking it, knowing some basics will help you to get the best out of your next wine-tasting event. Whether y...
Josh Powell2 years ago
Wine In Your Cocktails
Wine as a cocktail ingredient can often be difficult to use for a number of reasons. It’s challenging to find a delicate balance between the distinctive aromas and tannins of wine amongst other flavou...
Unconventional Uses For Wine
Wine has become the choice drink of Millennials, Gen-Xers, as well as Gen Z kids who are old enough to drink. It's easy to see why there are so many wine drinkers out there, why wine accessories are s...
How to Cook with Wine
Many recipes require you to cook with wine, but, for new chefs, this may be a little bit of a difficult process. You may say "Oh, well, I can just buy a cheap cooking wine, pour it in my food, and the...
Should You Get a Wine Fridge?
Back in the 19th century, any wine that was worth preserving would be sent to the wine cellar. Nowadays, most of us don't have the space for a wine cellar...but do have the space needed for a wine fri...
Wine Tasting Myths You Probably Believe
Wine tasting has often come under fire for being pretentious, snooty, and at times, totally pointless. Part of the reason that a lot of people feel this way about wine tasting is because there are man...
Rowan Marley2 years ago
Benefits of Organic Wines
Organic wine? It may be unfamiliar here, but the French have been drinking it for years. And though it's been slow to catch on in the US, recent scares about pesticides in fruit (such as cyanide-taint...
How To Look Like a Sommelier While Tasting Wine
There's something about attending a wine tasting that feels intimidating to many of us. The patrons at wine tastings tend to dress elegantly, have fancy names, and work jobs that have a certain level ...
Gary Ayd2 years ago
Best Wines For Sangria
Imagine sitting on your back deck on a warm summer day getting ready for a cookout. Alongside you are friends, family, neighbors and maybe some party crashers. What could better augment these mid-summ...
Hilarie Larson2 years ago
Recognizing Rosé
Whether you call it ‘Rosato,’ ‘Rosewein,’ ‘Rosado’ or even ‘Blush,’ wine drinkers the world over have been enjoying ‘Rosé’ wines in increasingly larger numbers. Pink wine has been with us since the ti...
Proof Staff2 years ago
Interview with Staci Wanichek, CEO of Wine Away
Any business owner will tell you that when it comes to marketing, looks are everything. Just as important as a product itself is its packaging, from colors to fonts and, of course, its name. Wine Away...
Miranda O'Conner2 years ago
Best Wine Cocktails
When people think of cocktails, you may think of tequila, whiskey, or vodka... but wine, though one of the most popular drinks around, is not something many think will work in a cocktail. Sure, everyo...