Why Do Sommeliers Slurp Their Wine?

Why Do Sommeliers Slurp Their Wine?

← The Ultimate Guide to Hosting a Festive Holiday Party Raise a Glass to the New Year! → Have you ever observed a professional wine tasting and wondered why everyone is so noisy? Loud slurping and gurgling sounds may seem out of place in an otherwise...
Spanish Wines 101

Spanish Wines 101

← WTSO’s Cellar Reordering Feature Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas → Wine has been made in Spain for five to six thousand years. Vineyards are as natural a part of the Spanish countryside as the hills and valleys that shelter them. Wine is made in every...
How To Successfully Store Wine

How To Successfully Store Wine

← Spice Flavors In Wine Serving Affordable Wine with Class → Whether you’re saving a bottle to drink next week or twenty years down the road, there are certain measures you can take to ensure that your favorite wines are served and enjoyed in the best...
Spice Flavors In Wine

Spice Flavors In Wine

Spice flavors and descriptions are everywhere in wine. I constantly describe wines as tasting like cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, black pepper, clove, and anise – particularly when writing about red wine. Where do these flavors come from? How do we talk about them...
Three Wines for Pinot Noir Lovers

Three Wines for Pinot Noir Lovers

← Cool-Climate Wines You Need to Try Infographic: Wines Every Man Should Own → Few wines inspire as much devotion as Pinot Noir. Enthusiasts seek out rare bottles from Burgundy, small producers in Oregon, and cool-weather classics from Santa Barbara. The...