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Oaked Chardonnay: 4 Things You Should Know

Oaked Chardonnay: 4 Things You Should Know

Chardonnay is one of the popular white grapes produced around the world. In France, it’s called white Burgundy and Chablis. Chardonnay is matured in either oak barrels (oaked Chardonnay) or in stainless steel tanks (unoaked Chardonnay). This process makes a real difference in the color 

Restaurant Wine Etiquette: Order Like a Pro

Restaurant Wine Etiquette: Order Like a Pro

What is the proper restaurant wine etiquette? Ever feel a bit like a caveman ..er person when ordering wine at a restaurant? Never quite understood the real reason for tasting the wine before it’s served? Or maybe you just want to feel more polished in 

What is Natural Wine vs Biodynamic vs Organic Wine?

What is Natural Wine vs Biodynamic vs Organic Wine?

You’ve no doubt heard the buzz around Natural Wine maybe even Biodynamic Wine or Organic Wine. With overall trends toward eating organic, freshly prepared foods, it’s no wonder consumers want a healthy approach to the wine they drink. But what does Natural, Biodynamic, and Organic mean when it comes to wine?

What causes wine headaches? How to avoid them.

What causes wine headaches? How to avoid them.

Wine headaches got you down? Sulfites aren’t the reason. Explore 4 theories of what causes headaches and ways to avoid them without giving up your wine.

Sparkling Wine Guide: Sparklings from around the world

Sparkling Wine Guide: Sparklings from around the world

This Sparkling Wine Guide dives into French Champagne, Spanish Cava, Italian Prosecco, and US Sparkling Wine. Find out what a Blanc de Blanc is, how to identify sweetness levels, some top brands, and how to open the bubbly stuff without causing mayhem.

Learn Wine Basics with These Online Courses

Learn Wine Basics with These Online Courses

Evaluation of 5 online wine courses taught by experts that will help you learn the basics of wine. These courses are perfect for wine novices and enthusiasts. There comes a point in every wine journey when you just want to have better knowledge about wine. 

The Best Wine Advice and My Ah-ha Moment

The Best Wine Advice and My Ah-ha Moment

The best wine advice I’ve ever received was in a wine course for beginners taught by Master of Wine Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan. First of all, to become a Master of Wine is not easy. Only 450 have passed the exam since it was first held 66 

9 Best Wine Tools Every Wine Lover Should Have

9 Best Wine Tools Every Wine Lover Should Have

If you enjoy wine, serve wine, entertain with wine, then these 9 tools are a must. I’ve used all different kinds of wine tools and sometimes you just have to find what works for you. These wine tools are the ones I love and use 

Typical Wine Journey for Consumers

Typical Wine Journey for Consumers

Ever feel like you’re the only one who doesn’t have deep wine knowledge? Truth is the majority of wine consumers are overwhelmed by wine. There are so many options it’s hard to know where to begin. I recently spoke with a friend who enjoys wine 

Best Summer Wine Tasting Themes that Delight

Best Summer Wine Tasting Themes that Delight

Energize your next party with these creative wine tasting themes. It’s a great way to keep learning about wine and having some creative fun at the same time. And your friends will love it! These wine themes are centered around the wine itself, focusing on