Classifications, sorting and serving, grapes and vineyards, and more. Everything you need to know about wine.
HOW WINE IS MADE
Although wine makers use many different techniques to produce wines with unique characteristics, there are six basic steps involved in most wine production.
HOW TO SERVE WINE
At what temperature should I serve my wine? Is it normal for some wines to have sediment? Everything you need to know about serving wine.
It is traditional to serve a wine in stemware. Stemware is designed every shape, size and color. What is the proper wine glass to use when serving wine?
HOW TO TASTE WINE
If you’ve ever been to a formal wine tasting, you may have wondered about the amount of sniffing, swishing, and spitting that goes on. How do these activities help a taster to discern the unique qualities of an unfamiliar wine?
HOW TO HOST A WINE TASTING PARTY
Everything you need to know about hosting a wine tasting party.
PAIRING WINE WITH HOME MEALS
One of wine’s most exciting qualities is its ability to enhance the flavors of your favorite dishes -- and there are four basic principles for matching food and wine that you will want to bear in mind.
PAIRING WINE WITH RESTAURANT MEALS
Even if you have strong varietal preferences you may be uncertain about ordering a bottle you’ve never tried before. Let our suggestions help you make the most of your next wine-ordering opportunity.
HOW TO STORE & AGE WINE
Not sure how to store your wine, or how long to age it? There are a few primary things to keep in mind when it comes to wine storage and aging.
Acidity, body, oak, sweetness? Learn all about the characteristics of wine.
EVERYTHING ABOUT PROSECCO
Everything you need to know about Prosecco - the wine, where it comes from, and the quality guarantee.
A complete A-Z glossary for the wine taster.
DIONYSUS: THE GREEK GOD OF WINE
Dionysus, also known as Bacchus, was the Greek god of wine and was celebrated in annual festivals.