Wine Terms

Wine Terms

Ever wondered what the heck those words mean at a wine tasting? Maybe you’re watching your favorite cooking show, and the host starts spouting a dictionary of terms and definitions about how to properly pair wine with food — only you have no idea what they’re saying. Download this List of Wine Terms It’s all fun and games until wine tasting vocab turns into a foreign language. Here’s your go-to, basic wine terminology to know to navigate your way around the wine world like a master sommelier. (Don’t worry, we’ll explain what that one means, too.) Glossary of Wine Vocabulary …
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Guide to California Wines

Guide to California Wines

Nearly 90% of American wines are produced in California. You read that right. A premiere New World wine appellation, or region, California is the fourth-largest winemaking district in the world. Each year, it seals over 200 million cases of wine and generates a whopping $32 billion industry for the state. Not bad for some humble vines. We’re touring the state’s top wine varietals today, exploring the essential list of Californian red and white wines. We’ll also consider what Californian subregions are best for each varietal’s production. Grab your corkscrew and let’s get started. What Makes the Best California Wines? The Golden State’s climate conditions are …
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