When the subject of weddings come up, visions of
meaningful wedding toasts and wonderful, bubbly
champagnes often come to mind. But which champagne
should your offer at your wedding? What about the
best wedding wines to serve and savor on your
special day? If you are a Wine Lover and are hoping
to incorporate your passion for the vine into your
big day there are plenty of unique and creative
options to do just that!
Letting Your Wine Breathe
The whole concept of letting wine breathe, or
aerate, is simply maximizing your wine's exposure to
the surrounding air. By allowing wine to mix and
mingle with air the wine will typically warm up and
the wine's aromas will open up, the flavor profile
will soften and mellow out a bit and the overall
flavor characteristics should improve.
in a Restaurant
An insider's guide on how to order wine at a
The streaks that form on a wine glass when the wine
is swirled, are they an indicator of quality or
merely physics at work?
of Wine Tasting
Learn the basics of wine tasting with three easy to
remember steps! Look, smell and taste, it's that
There are several factors to consider when selecting
a bottle of wine: price, preference and pairing.
Once you settle on your price range, your style and
taste prefences will play a key role in directing
your decision. If you are buying a wine to pair with
a specific meal, be sure to ask your local wine
merchant a couple of questions.
Wines with Foods 101
Pairing your favorite wines with foods should not be
a daunting endeavor. Quick tips provide a starting
point, but really matching foods and wines comes
down to matters of personal preference.