Wine Dictionary

Basic Wine Tasting Terms Acetic: A vinegary taste fault that results when a wine is excessively exposed to air. Acidity: A sharp radiance and pleasing quality that naturally enhances wines flavor. Wines in which acidity is lacking or out of balance with the fruit and other elements are most likely boring and unexciting. Aftertaste: The […]

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Ordering Wine in a Restaurant

Ordering Wine in a Restaurant

Wine Ordering Basics Just a Sniff, a Sip, and a Swallow Perhaps you’re comfortable ordering your grande, nonfat, extra hot, wet cappuccino every morning or having it your way every afternoon with your hold the onions, hold the bun, pickles on the side, extra cheese cheeseburger wrapped in lettuce. However, that doesnt mean youre exactly […]

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Wine Storage

wine storage

Wine Storage Storing wine is important because just like food, wine is perishable. Proper wine storage will help to ensure that the expensive French Bordeaux you were given as a gift, will not turn to vinegar by the time you get around to opening it! If you are looking to build your own cellar then […]

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