Category: Tips

Aphorisms, proverbs, myths to bust and unlikely pairings, Tips is a collection of fascinating facts and anecdoctes about wine.

Can You Put Ice in Your Wine?
Can You Put Ice in Your Wine?
Should you put ice in your wine? Absolutely not would be the first thought! But...
What Is Noble Rot? Botrytis Cinerea:  A Welcome Infestation
What Is Noble Rot? Botrytis Cinerea: A Welcome Infestation
Sweet wines have a sick secret. Believe it or not, a grey fungus known as...
10 Odd (But Real) Wine Aromas
10 Odd (But Real) Wine Aromas
Aromas and bouquet are important to wine because they play a role in how our...
10 Tips for Bringing Wines to a Picnic
10 Tips for Bringing Wines to a Picnic
Cool wine is the perfect complement to a sweltering summer’s day. The only problem, of...
What is a Fortified Wine?
What is a Fortified Wine?
For the lifelong connoisseur or someone looking to indulge their sweet tooth, fortified wine may...
Why Are Wines Acidic?
Why Are Wines Acidic?
All wines are acidic. The acidity is responsible for the tart flavor that is known...
What is Novinophobia?
What is Novinophobia?
Novinophobia is a fear of running out of wine. Read more about this interesting phobia!
Best Mother's Day Wines
Best Mother's Day Wines
Whether you're taking your mother out for an elegant meal or simply celebrating at home...
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Bacchus vs Dionysus Wine Gods
Bacchus vs Dionysus Wine Gods
Greek and Roman mythology are cut from the same cloth, so it's no surprise many...
Why Serve Spumante Cold?
Why Serve Spumante Cold?
Sparkling wine is loved by many for its aromas, flavors and needless to say –...
MosCATo and CharDOGnay: Purr-fect “Wine” for Animals
MosCATo and CharDOGnay: Purr-fect “Wine” for Animals
Sometimes that toast is with a four-legged friend, but there is an animal “wine” that...
Acidity in Wine & Olive Oil: Same Word, Different Meanings
Acidity in Wine & Olive Oil: Same Word, Different Meanings
The acidity of a wine indicates a degree of freshness. This same term is very different especially when referring to...

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