Check the Age of the Sparkling Wine when Considering Prosecco Offers

You will conveniently find enough Prosecco offers online. You will get some usual discounts and there may be great markdowns if you buy cases. The offers will obvious vary from time to time and so would the specific bottles that you can pick. It is unlikely you will get blanket offers wherein discounts are applicable for every bottle or variety of the sparkling wine available at a store. It is not uncommon for stores to put up Prosecco offers for older bottles. This is what you should check when you consider the deals. Continue reading “Check the Age of the Sparkling Wine when Considering Prosecco Offers”

How to Store White Wine

White wine should be stored in a dark and cool place. The place may be damp. High humidity is actually good for white wine. You do not want the cork to turn dry. A dry cork will shrink and let air in. This will lead to deterioration of the wine, to an extent of being ruined. Wine can go bad if the cork is extremely dry and oxidation has occurred for several days. Continue reading “How to Store White Wine”

How to Store Sparkling Wine

Sparkling wine should be refrigerated. It should not be kept out in the open. It should not get exposed to heat or sunlight. This is pretty much the same approach you will have with white wine. But there are some differences when it comes to sparkling wine, such as Prosecco and Champagne. White wine can be stored longer. Sparkling wine should not be stored for months. You should not refrigerate sparkling whites longer than a few days. This applies to both Champagne and Prosecco. Continue reading “How to Store Sparkling Wine

Why You Must Not Fill a Glass with Red Wine to the Rim

You may call it a wine glass, a goblet or stemware. You should not fill it to the rim. Traditionally, red wine is drunk in moderation. That is per round and not necessarily for the entire evening. You can down half a bottle or even a whole bottle if you are in the mood but you should not overfill a glass. Most people fill up a glass just up to its halfway mark. You do not have to be precise in any way. Just fill up half of the bowl and let the rest of the space just be. Continue reading “Why You Must Not Fill a Glass with Red Wine to the Rim”

4 Things to Know When Buying Wine Online

Buying wine online can be a scary thing, especially when you don’t know enough about the subject to select the best deal. Merchants try to market to a wide demographic but that usually makes things even more confusing. Luckily, there is a more logical way to find good vino than blindly searching the internet. Continue reading “4 Things to Know When Buying Wine Online

What Is Fine Wine?

What is fine wine and is it any different than the stuff you buy at the grocery store? The short answer is: fine wine is a delicacy and it’s far superior to anything you’ll find in a casual market. The longer answer may be something that surprises you. Few people understand the subtle differences between fine wine and store-bought varieties, but those who have tasted both are able to discern between the two much easier. Continue reading “What Is Fine Wine?”

Taking Advantage Of Wine Offers

Looking for wine offers? You aren’t alone. From a nice red at the end of a long day, to choosing the best white for a dinner party, we love wine on every possible level. It is one of the few alcoholic beverages that seems to be acceptable as both a social tool, and as something that one can enjoy on their own. While wine has the benefit of being supremely enjoyable, there are also fantastic benefits that are well worth keeping in mind. Continue reading “Taking Advantage Of Wine Offers

Serve and Preserve: Your White Wine Guide

White wine is gorgeous, aromatic and delicious, but only if it’s served and maintained properly. Since wine bottle labels seldom come with care instructions, it’s important to learn the best tips and tricks for preserving your stash. So, without further ado, let’s get educated on the top four things any white wine lover needs to know. Continue reading “Serve and Preserve: Your White Wine Guide”

Understanding the Difference Between Red Wine and White Wine

For beginners, navigating the wonderful world of wine is like being caught in a tasty whirlwind. So much wine, so many choices. It’s a good problem to have, but it’s also frustrating when you’re in the market for a good bottle. Not only are wines categorised based on type but they’re also grouped together based on things like their age, the region from which their grapes were harvested (a.k.a. vintner), and the kind of casking that was used in the production and fermenting processes. It can be a headache to learn it all at once, but luckily you don’t have to. Continue reading “Understanding the Difference Between Red Wine and White Wine”

Proseccos: the world’s most beloved bubbly

Prosecco is a light, refreshing and bubbly wine that is often served as an aperitivo (or a drink you have before a meal to wake up the tastebuds and stimulate the appetite). And it’s also one of the fastest-growing wine categories in the world. Prosecco sales are set to overtake champagne and exceed $412 million by 2020. Now that’s something worth toasting! Continue reading “Proseccos: the world’s most beloved bubbly”