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...
The Right Wine Opener For You

The Right Wine Opener For You

← Hosting A Chardonnay Comparison Tasting Secrets Of Vineyard Descriptions → No matter the wine you intend to drink, you have to open the bottle first – but which opener should you use? For the straightforward task of pulling a cork out of a bottle,...
The Savvy Buyers Guide To Chardonnay

The Savvy Buyers Guide To Chardonnay

← Small Wineries Part One: Family Farms Vineyards On The Other Side Of The World → Chardonnay has maintained a place among the world’s most popular grapes for generations. Legions of devotees buy, drink, discuss, gift, and serve Chardonnay on a regular...
The Pinot Family Of Grapes

The Pinot Family Of Grapes

← How to Create a Tasteful Wine Cellar in Your Home Is Wine Only For Meals → Many popular varieties of wine grapes have the word “Pinot” in their name, including Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc, and Pinot Meunier. Are these grapes connected...