Does Wine Improve with Age? –  Why and When to Age Wine

Does Wine Improve with Age? – Why and When to Age Wine

We all romanticize about that dusty aged bottle of wine stored deep in our wine cellar, however not all wine ages well. In fact, most wines today are best enjoyed immediately with a shelf life of only 2 to 5 years. Wine can actually start to deteriorate if held too...
How Long Does an Opened Bottle of Wine Last?

How Long Does an Opened Bottle of Wine Last?

An opened bottle of wine will typically last 3-5 days before it goes bad. The length of time before wine turns varies on the type of wine and how the wine is stored after it has been opened. Drinking wine, the next day, or even a few days after it is opened, will not...
What Are Wine Tannins – All You Need To Know

What Are Wine Tannins – All You Need To Know

Wine aficionados often describe tannins in wine, but what are they? Tannins are a group of astringent and bitter compounds called polyphenols found naturally in wood, leaves, bark, nuts, and some fruits, including grapes. Tannins provide structure, texture, and...
IN WHAT ORDER SHOULD WINE BE TASTED AND WHY IT MATTERS

IN WHAT ORDER SHOULD WINE BE TASTED AND WHY IT MATTERS

Hosting a wine tasting at your home? Or serving several different bottles of wine for a meal or event? Maybe visiting a winery for a wine tasting? One of the more essential aspects to a wine tasting is the order in which you taste the different wine varietals. It is...
HOW TO READ A WINE LABEL AND WHY IT’S HELPFUL TO UNDERSTAND IT

HOW TO READ A WINE LABEL AND WHY IT’S HELPFUL TO UNDERSTAND IT

What is written on a wine label, how is it helpful to you and how do you decipher this confusing information? Wine labels contain helpful information that can allow for a better understanding of a wine’s quality, value, and characteristics, enabling us to make better...

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