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Wine Tasting Terms Defined

Wine Tasting Terms Defined

If you’re new to wine tasting, there are some terms that may be quite unfamiliar to you. Like so many things, specific lingo has evolved to describe activities and reactions of wine tasting. For your convenience we have defined the basic wine tasting terms here. Professional wine-makers and tasters may have many more, but these […]

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Wine and Chocolate: Delicious Combinations

Wine and Chocolate: Delicious Combinations

We know that wine and food just go together. Each enhances the flavors of the other. But, did you know that wine and chocolate also go together? A nice treat for those of us who love wine and love chocolate. Rich Flavors Together in Wine and Chocolate The rich dark chocolates are the best. Besides […]

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Cork Bottles vs. Screw Top Bottles

Cork Bottles vs. Screw Top Bottles

We’ve all seen the varieties of wine bottles, some with cork used to seal them, some with screw tops. Which is better? Does a screw top mean a bad wine? Does a cork stopper mean a fine wine? The answer is it doesn’t necessarily matter. Cork is the traditional material used to seal wine bottles. […]

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Wine and Cheese Pairings

Wine and Cheese Pairings

The process of choosing which cheeses and which wines go together is a monumental one and definitely open to individual tastes. Wine and cheese pairings don’t have to be difficult. Here we break it down into some basics for you. Basic Wine and Cheese Pairings First, a basic rule of thumb: lighter cheese, lighter wine, […]

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Wine Parties: Menus, Invitations and More

Wine Parties: Menus, Invitations and More

Wine parties are a popular way to celebrate just about anything from birthdays and anniversaries to holidays. Planning for a wine party means choosing the foods and the wines along with picking the invitations. Suggestions and help are right here for you. Type of Wine Party The first thing you want to get established is […]

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Girl’s Night Wine Bottle Covers

Girl’s Night Wine Bottle Covers

If you’re having a girl’s night or party, you will want one of this delightful girly wine bottle covers. Just a little risque, but a whole lot of fun for any party or function where you are serving wine. Party Decorations and Themes Those of us who enjoy hosting parties and serving wine at those […]

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Charming Wine Glass Charms

Charming Wine Glass Charms

A great way to keep wine glasses sorted when you have guests over is to use a set of these wine glass charms. Each person has their own design or color so that know exactly which glass is theirs. Solving the Glass Mix-Up Problem One of my problems is that I tend to set my […]

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High Heel Wine Bottle Holders

High Heel Wine Bottle Holders

Go silly, whimsical and just plain fun with these high heel wine bottle holders. You don’t have to be a fashionista to enjoy them. What great gift ideas for your wine-loving friends, too. Entertainment and More When you have guests over for dinner, setting the wine bottle in a unique and fun holder is a […]

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Tasting Wine the Right Way

Tasting Wine the Right Way

The process of tasting wine is all about enjoyment. If you think the best way to enjoy wine is to take a gulp and swallow it quickly, you are missing most of the taste. There is a lot more to enjoying the taste of wine and here we will go through the process and why. […]

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Red Wine, Red Meat? Not Necessarily

Red Wine, Red Meat? Not Necessarily

We get asked often, if I’m serving red meat do I have to serve red wine. The answer is not necessarily. There is a reason why you might want to, but if you prefer white wine then enjoy it with red meat. Red meat is a heavy, flavorful food. Tradition says that a red wine […]

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