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Making Wine Like a Pro Wine making is an easy, cost-efficient way to stock up on your favorite vintages. Although the wine-making process is fairly simple, itís important to follow the steps carefully to ensure you donít miss any elements. These steps will be crucial to...

Marketing Wine on the Internet The Australian Wine industry is experiencing a tough time as oversupply of product is creating downward pressure on prices. Large producers have had their well publicised problems, leading to merger and takeover activity. Small and medium...

Pinot Gris Or Grigio, This Grape Makes Great Wine One of the most popular imported wine styles in America is Pinot grigio. Nearly all of the Pinot grigio consumed in the US comes from Italy, but as we shall see this is likely to change soon. Pinot grigio is very popular with consumers, but it...

Plans Aren't Wine, And They Don't Always Age Well The following crossed my desk recently. The author gave me permission to share her story: "Please alert people to something we're experiencing right now - having to clean up the mess of someone not naming more than one person as beneficiary...

Raise A Glass To The Best Wine Of The Month Gifts! Are you looking for some of the best wine of the month gifts? We have taken out all the hard work and done your research for you. See our Wine Gifts page ( http://www.gourmet-food-gifts.com/wine-gifts.htm ) for our suggestions, but hereís a...

Rare Varietals Cure Wine Boredom The future of the Australian wine industry will be shaped by a group of innovative grapegrowers and winemakers who are busily experimenting with new varieties in new regions. The phenomenal success of the industry in producing quality wine at...

Red Wine Compound May Extend Life Good news! A recent study suggested that resveratrol, a red wine compound, may extend our life. The study was conducted on fries and worms to see if resveratrol can extend life in these creatures. Previous studies suggested that yeast life can...

Serving Wine Serving Temperatures The flavors of both red and white wines fall apart if they are too warm. It is advisable to chill your reds in the fridge for about twenty minutes before serving them, and whites can generally be left in the fridge...

Take a Wine-Tasting Tour While Yachting Just think of it, the world of opulence and leisure: Youíre on a luxury yacht. Youíre sailing the ocean blue, not a care in the world. Youíre being served a taste of different varietals of fine wines by waiters wearing white gloves and tuxedos...

Tempranilloís Role As A New Varietal Wine In Australia Tempranillo is the premium red wine grape variety from the Rioja region in Spain. It is now challenging Sangiovese as the up and coming star of the red varietal wine scene in Australia. New plantings throughout Australian wine regions over...

The Curious History Of Wine Consumption In America The history of wine consumption in America has been frought with starts, stops, and inconsistencies. The American population has always had a love-hate relationship with alcohol. Historic prohibitionist attitudes amongst much of the American...

The Harmony between Wine and Food Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in the company of friends and .. food. The right combination between food and wine is a source of ultimate bliss for every connoisseur. Both wine and food can benefit from the right pairing. The...

The History of Wine Country in the Sierra Foothills and the Delta It is impossible to study the history of wine country in the Sierra Foothills and the Delta without knowledge of the broader economic forces that have shaped the region since the mid-nineteenth century. Years Before the Gold Rush Until the...

The Wine and Green Mushroom Caper We were really looking forward to our visit with Andy and Gwen. Old college buddies, while I chose the medical profession, Andy chose sales. After a few years, Andy joined a wine distributor and eventually evolved into a master vintner. He is...

Using Bargain Wines to Your Advantage Using bargain wines is often preferable for occasions when it would be unwise to to invest a large amount of money in expensive wine. Do you really want to use top-notch red wine for making sangria or for serving up at parties, when friends...

Wine and Dine Them For friends that enjoy the finer things in life, a wine gift basket is a tasteful choice that they will be sure to appreciate. There are also gift baskets available with champagne, beer, hard cider, and even specialty soft drinks for those that...

Wine Etiquette With Ease Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience more comfortable and enjoyable. Like most interests, there is a set of protocol that most wine lovers adhere to. Good taste dictates that tasting at wineries, ordering wine at restaurants, and...

Wine Tasting -- The Traditional way Wine tasting is properly known as 'Wine Degustation'. It is the art of being able to note the various differences between difference types of wine, and even the various differences between the vintages of the same type of wine. There are...

Wine, Wine, Wine What in the world is up! Was there a full moon or something? As I went through this past week I was struck by what seemed to be the theme for the week. I came to the conclusion that there are some career whiners out there. I mean people whine...