You may think all wines are vegan. After all, it is just fermented grape juice but things are about to get little complicated. Yes, wines are made from grapes and natural or cultured yeast is used to facilitate the fermentation process. At this point, all wine is undoubtedly, vegan-friendly. However, winemakers use a variety of animal by-products to speed up […]

Have you ever thought, why some wine bottles are labelled ‘Pinot Grigio’ while others are labelled ‘Pinot Gris’? How are these two wine varieties different from each other? Which one should you go for? In this article, we will tell you everything about Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris in detail. Pinot Grigio vs. Pinot Gris Here’s an interesting fact – […]

Best Wine Tasting in Sonoma California

The salubrious climate and excellent terroir make Sonoma Valley one of the best wine-grape producing regions of the world. The extremely fertile valley is home to a wide variety of grapes while the redwood forests, the mountains, and the Pacific Ocean make the environment even more conducive for the cultivation of grapes and production of wines Wine tasting experiences in […]

Best Wine Tasting In Temecula California

Wine tasting is a titillating yet daunting experience for both the novice and the experienced. There are myriad options; the task of choosing the best from among mind-boggling number of choices can be very challenging. Yet when in any wine country, you cannot afford to leave out the wonderfully tantalizing experience of wine tasting. Such a misdemeanor would be almost […]

Wine Sweetness Chart: Dry vs Sweet Wine

View image in fullscreen Not all of us are wine experts. We may enjoy drinking it, but knowing the subtler nuances of its composition, flavour and compatibility with varied foods? Now those are things we leave to the pros, the connoisseurs. But every now and then, you may find yourself in a situation where having known a little bit more […]

How to Make Apple Wine At Home: A Complete Guide

Apple wine, also known as ‘Hard Cider’ is considered to be one of the oldest fermented drinks dating back to centuries ago when the art of wine making was discovered. The process of making apple wine is fairly simple and easy to follow. It basically involves adding yeast to apple juice that kick-starts the fermentation process; turning the juice into […]

Collecting “collectibles” is one of the oldest hobbies that continue to hold sway over Homo sapiens since time immemorial. The items collected for the sheer joy ranges from stamps to seashells to match box labels to paintings to coins and much more. The idea behind collecting has also undergone tremendous changes. While it probably began for enjoyment and pleasure derived […]

Favored by the vast majority of the Mediterranean in the ancient days, wine was the symbol of divinity, immortality, and fertility. Its uses have been varied over various centuries but the main have been: As a drink As a form of medicine As a key ingredient in the culinary arts Wine enthusiasts and collectors the world over will attest to […]

Having a wine that is matched with the food you are eating not only enhances the flavor of the food but also adds to the enjoyment of the wine. The rule with wine and food always used to be ‘red wine with meat, white wine with fish’. With new varieties of white wines and different blends, that rule is no […]

How to make Homemade Wine with Grapes

Wine – does the word not have a lyrical quality to it? Like music to your ears! Wine, an age-old beverage has been the favorite drink from time immemorial. The mention of wine is found in the oldest of epics, myths, legends and poems the world over, be it Greek, Indian, Scandinavian, Roman, Chinese, and more. Every culture has had […]