Wine

Getting Older, Getting Better

"Oh my, the grapes that were used to make this wine were picked when Abraham Lincoln was still alive.” This experience has stayed with me and has made me very conscious of the longevity of well-made wines.

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Many people treat a bottle of wine, especially if cost more than $20, as if it was a baby or fragile pet. They keep it wrapped if they take it out in the winter to avoid any sudden cold shock and bring it in the house as soon as possible. more

Dec 2, 2012 12:47 PM Wine

Chocolate will overpower lighter wines. But if the chocolate is a lighter variety, however, it will enhance the flavor of an elegantly toned rich wine. more

Jan 27, 2013 3:49 PM Wine

Holding a wine tasting is a great way to entertain your friends and neighbors. It does not have to be a somber and serious activity. It can be for fun and pleasure, yet somewhat educational. more

Jul 30, 2012 7:35 PM Wine

Still struggling to lose weight or quit smoking? Want a break from the relentless need to achieve and succeed? Read this article on enjoying a resolution! Key word: Enjoying. more

Mar 31, 2012 12:00 AM Wine

The end of summer seems to be a special time for wine lovers. We all know that the harvesting of the grapes will be starting soon and that we may be able to enjoy watching the pressing of the grapes and flow of the wine juice, frothy and aromatic. more

Sep 11, 2012 8:18 PM Wine

Alton Long, The South Coast Insider's expert on wine, talks in this great article about other fruits to use in the making of wine than grapes: pears, apples, peaches, plums, anything that ripens and with enough sugar...ferments! more

Jun 7, 2012 12:00 AM Wine

Jan 21, 2012 12:00 AM Wine

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