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These 19 Wines Should Be Served Cold & Here’s Why

Ever since I first started wine tasting I have always heard people saying that Champagne, white wine, and rosé should all be served cold. The question for me was how cold? Some of my white wines seemed to lose flavor after a week or more in the kitchen refrigerator. Plus, what was the reason why …

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Why Are White Wines in Clear Bottles (Simple Explanation)

You may notice that white wine is sometimes contained in darker-colored bottles. This is because it is better for the wine to limit its exposure to light – especially sunlight. However, if a wine company chooses to display the nuances of their wine’s color in clear glass, then they may face a challenge with consumers. …

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Champagne vs. Sparkling Wine: Differences You Should Know

Many people do not know the answer to this question: What is the difference between Sparkling Wine and Champagne? Is there any difference between them at all? Sparkling wine can only be called Champagne if it comes from the region of Champagne, France which is located just outside of Paris. Furthermore, Champagne can only be …

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Simple DIY Guide: Opening a Wax Sealed Bottle Properly

A wax sealed bottle is a beautiful addition to your wine collection and looks great on your wine rack, but it can be intimidating when it comes time to open it. In a restaurant, wax wine bottles can sometimes help a customer distinguish between regular and reserved wines. Opening one of these bottles is easier …

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Simple Explanation: Mixing Red and White Wine [Tested]

There is a misconception that mixing red and white wine will produce a rose wine, but that is not at all the case. Taking individual red and white wines and mixing them will create a blend that is either intentional or for cooking, and this needs a simple explanation.  Mixing red and white wine is …

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DIY Guide: 5 Hacks on How to Get Wine Cork Back in Bottle

Millions of gallons of wine go to waste every year due to bottles being opened and the wine oxidizing before being finished. If you love wine but want to enjoy it over a few days, you’ll need to know a few simple DIY hacks to get that cork back in the bottle. The five best …

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DIY Guide: How to Get Rid of Wine Sediment (3 Simple Hacks)

People emptied entire bottles of wine down the sink because they assumed the wine had gone bad. You need to know some DIY hacks on how to get rid of wine sediment before discarding the wine. The three best DIY hacks to get rid of wine sediment are – using a small kitchen leaf tea …

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Explained: What Happens If You Put (Add) Water in Wine

Drinking a glass of mineral or spring water with your wine is perfectly acceptable and normal; however, mixing water with wine is not common. A great bottle of wine took years to land on your table and is perfect, but let’s explain what happens when you put water in wine.  When you add water to …

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GUIDE: Taking Wine On A Plane (Carry On & Checked Luggage)

Wine or liquor is a staple choice many travelers turn to when needing a gift for somebody unique back home or at the office. What if there is more than one wine lover on the gift list? Can you take wine on a plane, and how many bottles are you allowed in carry-on or checked …

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Step by Step Guide: How to Know if Wine is Vegan (List)

Avoiding animal products is easier with a wide variety of vegan-friendly foods, restaurants, and resorts, but what about your favorite wine? Surely all wine is vegan because it is made with grapes. It will surprise you to know that’s untrue, and you need a step-by-step guide on how to know your wine is vegan.  To …

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