Category: Tips

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

Cheat Sheet to Wine Colors
Cheat Sheet to Wine Colors
From whites to reds, following is a list of common Italian wine colors, wine examples...
What Is Eiswein?
What Is Eiswein?
You may not be familiar with Eiswein, but this dessert wine which originates in Germany,...
Table Grapes vs Wine Grapes
Table Grapes vs Wine Grapes
Table grapes and wine grapes are not one and the same. Here are some differences...
A Brief Guide to Wine Bottle Sizes
A Brief Guide to Wine Bottle Sizes
There are plenty of wine bottle sizes beyond the standard 750ml bottle you may be...
What is a Corked wine?
What is a Corked wine?
If you’ve ever opened a bottle of wine that smelled of damp rags or cardboard...
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!

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