Why Drinking Wine Is Fun And Romantic

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If you have never been much of a wine drinker, this might be true because you don’t really understand just how much fun and just how romantic drinking wine can actually be. Drinking wine isn’t the same as drinking other things, such as beer or liquor. Instead of drinking wine in order to get drunk, you can drink it for other reasons and enjoy it a lot.

For instance, you can explore all different types of tastes by drinking Read more…

A Guide To The Wines That Go With Desserts

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Not unlike desserts themselves, there is much diversity within the dessert wine category. Some wines can have a light flavor and effervescent quality while others may be much richer in taste and heavier in consistency. Nevertheless, choosing a wine to accompany dessert is much easier when certain factors are kept in mind.

The taste of a wine is generally influenced by the taste of the food that is consumed with it. Therefore, a dessert wine should be slightly sweeter than the dessert that will be Read more…

Drinking Wine May Improve Your Overall Health

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Are you a wine lover? If so, then you will be very happy to know that regular wine consumption can actually help improve your health. It can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. There was a study done by Amsterdam’s UV Medical Center. The study followed over 369,000 people over the course of 12 years. The results of the study showed that people who drink wine on a regular basis are 30 percent less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

Wine can also reduce your risk of Read more…

Why Does The Age Matter With Wines?

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Contrary to what a lot of people believe, age doesn’t matter with all wines. Some wine is meant to be consumed while young. This includes most white wines and some light red wines. Cabernet and port are two types of wine that can be improved significantly through the aging process. Picnic wines such as beaujolais and pinot noir are meant specifically to be drank while young.

Ancient Greece is where the practice of allowing fine wines to Read more…

Learn What Separates Wine Whites From One Another

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White wines are made from colorless grapes or the juice, not the skin, of red grapes. There are several different types of white wines with different aromas, flavors, and robustness. Most white wines are best served chilled and are generally more refreshing than red wines.

One type of popular white wine that is grown all over the world is chardonnay. Chardonnay tends to have a velvety taste with undercurrents of citrus or vanilla. Rieslings are lighter than chardonnay and are a staple dry white Read more…

Understand The Differences Between Red Wines

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To the wine novice, it may appear that there are two types of wine; red and white. To the wine connoisseur, however, there are too many types of wine to count and there is no conceivable way to classify wines as simply red or white. Red wine is a favorite wine of many, but many have no idea what the differences are between their favorite wines. Some of the most common and well known types of red are cabernet sauvignon, merlot and pinot noir.
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Red Or White? What Goes Best With Dinner

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Many people often live by the rule that a certain color wine should be paired with certain dinners. While this is a widely accepted thought, it is not a requirement. However, many people choose to live by this rule and select their dinner wines based on their main dish. Typically, the rule is that red meat should be paired with red wine and that white meat, poultry and fish should be paired with white wines; this rule is broken for Read more…

Learn The Basics Of Wine Etiquette

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Although many beginning wine drinkers feel that wine etiquette is complicated and mysterious, only a few basic rules apply to tasting rooms and to wine tasting events. Once the novice wine taster understands these rules and puts them into practice, he or she will be at home in any tasting room in the world.

Most importantly, each wine that is being tasted should be respected. That means that facial expressions or verbal statements expressing displeasure with the wine are both considered to be very Read more…