Wine Storing and Serving Temperatures

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Buying a bottle of red or white wine can be exciting enough, but that’s just where the adventure of enjoying wine begins. The real fun comes from owning and sharing new finds and old favorites. Of course, the trick to feeling confident when offering wine to guests is understanding the proper ways to store and serve each bottle. What Temperature Should Wine Be Stored At? After ordering some bottles of wine for home delivery, you should always make sure that you have a good set-up for storing the wine. Unless you are planning to uncork it on the day it arrives, …
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Your Guide to Wine Alcohol Content

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Kicking back in your recliner with a lovely glass of Chardonnay? Enjoying some BYOB wine you purchased online at a favorite local bistro? Whether at home or on the go, you should always stay aware of the alcohol content of the wine you drink. In fact, as you become more appreciative of the wonderful world of wine, you will begin to pay more attention to each bottle’s alcohol content. After all, without alcohol, you would basically be sipping a sophisticated glass of grape juice without much structure or body. To help you get a handle on the alcohol content of your preferred wines, we …
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What Is Vintage Wine?

What Is Vintage Wine?

In the world of wine terms, few are as important yet misunderstood as “vintage.” Written on labels then placed on shelves at your local liquor store, what does it mean for a wine to be “vintage.” Is it aged? Old? Experiencing a sudden resurgence among trendy wine drinkers? It turns out, what makes wine vintage is far, far simpler. What Does Vintage Mean for Wine? Wine vintage refers to the year grapes were harvested. Finding a bottle’s vintage is relatively straightforward. Simply look for the year printed on the front of the bottle. This number tells you when the grapes …
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