When wine pros evaluate a bottle, they focus on six key things. Here, F&W’s Megan Krigbaum collects exercises from a trio of experts to help even a wine know-nothing become a smarter, happier, more insightful taster.
Beyond the use of artificial colorings, can red and white grapes be made into wine of other colors?
We live in a colorful world. No one knows this better than Saint Patrick’s Day revelers, ready to douce green food dye in everything and anything within arms reach. Green beer? Definitely! Green eggs and ham? Gross, but of course! You could join the party and color your finest Chardonnay with a few drops of green dye #3. But beyond the use of artificial colorings, can red and white grapes be made into wine of other colors? Let’s follow the colors of the rainbow as our guide and take a deeper look.
Here are 10 drinking facts about Carménère wine that will help you get the most out of each sip.
He had a few names: The Romans called him Bacchus. Bacchus was adapted from the Greek, Dionysus, and shared mythology with the Roman god, Liber. He was the god of more than just wine.
There’s no better way to relive your travel memories back home than by reminiscing over a beautiful bottle of wine from said location. Whether your next trip abroad is to Spain, Switzerland, or South Africa, you’ll more likely than not be yearning to bring some bottles back with you. We all know the anxiety of bringing bottles back home; the packing, the storing, the potential breakage… though rest assured, we’ve got you covered. Follow these packing tips for a hassle-free travel experience and bountiful break-free bottles.