Wine Opening 101: Finding the Perfect Corkscrew

Wine Opening 101: Finding the Perfect Corkscrew

Sure, Winston Zeddemore wasn’t talking about corkscrews when he said that in Ghostbusters, but having the right tools for the job is just as important in enjoying fine wine, and perhaps the knowledge of what you like and why. Corkscrews and wine openers come in a...
Making The Case For Argentina’s Vinous Treasures

Making The Case For Argentina’s Vinous Treasures

Sure, anyone reasonably knowledgeable about wine knows that Argentina is best known for malbec. That easy to pronounce, barbecue-friendly, and big red grape is a noble grape to hang a reputation on. But some of the most interesting wines coming from Argentina, have...
Making The Case: Getting High On Acid

Making The Case: Getting High On Acid

Wine aficionados love acidity. Naturally occurring in wine, acid puts the spring in the step, the sizzle in the steak, and makes good wines, potentially great. Some folks can taste acidity in wines, while for others, higher acid wines might be “felt” more as a prickle...
Celebrate Malbec World Day: 12 Argentinian Wines

Celebrate Malbec World Day: 12 Argentinian Wines

Malbec is much more than Argentina’s shiraz. Shiraz was Australia’s call to vinous fame and for a long time was really driving the bus when it came to the wines of the land down under. Shiraz became popular, then cheap, then commercial, and then finally, great again...
10 Beautiful Bordeaux Blends

10 Beautiful Bordeaux Blends

The wines of  France, have long held a reputation as some of the greatest in the world. Drawing on the strength of the blend, Bordeaux is about the skillful assemblage of five main grapes: cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, petit verdot and malbec. In...

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