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    Wedding Wine: A Marriage of True Vines

    Liza and I chat about wines for weddings and parties on Global Morning Television. When celebrating a wedding, anniversary, graduation or birthday with a large party, much energy is devoted to the food, flowers and entertainment. Yet one of the most expensive parts of an...

    1 readers - By Natalie MacLean

    The Worst Wine Mistakes Not to Make: Wine Etiquette

    The hosts of CTV’s The Social love their wine. We shared a few good glasses together as well as some laughs on wine etiquette — the grapes of gaffe ;) Find out the answers to these “pressing” wine questions: How do I hold a wine glass, by the stem or the bowl? Some w...

    13 readers - By Natalie MacLean

    How to Open Champagne Safely (Pics & Video)

    Get confident opening Champagne –so confident that you can even shake it beforehand! Check out these secrets on how to open Champagne safely – every time. No spills. No unplanned explosions. 2 Secrets to Opening Champagne: Loosen the cage (metal part over the cork...

    10 readers - By Wine Folly

    Wine of the Day July 25, 2014

    2011 G.D. Vajra, Langhe Nebbiolo DOC, Piedmonte, Italy. It has been amazing to see the rise in the Vajra wines since 2007, this is one of the best wineries in the region and their Barolo wines are absolutely gorgeous, but there is also a grand array of other wines in Vajra’s...

    1 readers - By grapelive.com

    Thoughts on language and wine

    I’m just preparing for this morning’s session at the International Pinot Noir Conference here in McMinnvilla, Oregon. I have to moderate the grand seminar, which will be repeated again tomorrow, with 400 delegates in each session. Our topic, on the perception of wine and t...

    1 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

    In My Glass: El Malbec 2006 de Ricardo Santos (Mendoza)

    It’s been so long now, that I cannot remember how Eleni and I became fascinated with Mendoza’s Ricardo Santos and his wines. But in any case, this bottle of Malbec from the 2006 vintage had been waiting for a comparative tasting of aging, mid-priced Argentine Malbecs that ...

    1 readers - By WineDineWith.us

    The Negress. The 10. Moving

    The Negress moved recently to a smaller place and, after thinking other people might want her excess stuff, is donating pretty much all of it to save on ...

    1 readers - By Chronic Negress

    Live Wine Blogging

    Almost two weeks ago (already?) I attended the Wine Bloggers Conference as most of you know by now. (Hopefully this post will be f...

    1 readers - By the drunken cyclist

    Wine Words Demystified; Carbonic Maceration

    You know the deal; the more some folks learn about a topic, the more shortcuts/slang/acronyms/initials/technical jargon can be tossed around.  I’m here to help you understand those sometimes mysterious words and phrases, thus - Wine Words Demystified!  This week’s term is Ca...

    11 readers - By ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

    Daily Wine News: Withdrawn Restitution

    Some big news in the Rudy Kurniawan case. On Thursday, “a federal judge delayed sentencing.” In addition, William Koch “withdrew his restitution claims” in exchange for a $3 million settlement and a promise that Kurniawan will “fully cooperate… and provide documentation and o...

    1 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Review of Compass Rose Cellars Syrah 2012

    The post Review of Compass Rose Cellars Syrah 2012 appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. By Guest Blogger Jeremy Wilson I first met Mark Watson when he was visiting Pedernales Cellars. I had the pleasure of hosting a private tasting for him in our reserve tasting room, alon...

    10 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

    A Midsummer Night’s Scream

    “You’re either going up or you’re going down,” an old political saying goes. And while it was meant for worlds larger than ours, here we are in the middle of summer and where are we going? I don’t really know. Perhaps this is where two weeks on the beach is the best solution...

    By On the Wine Trail in Italy