Category: Wine Lovers

Know your port: A beginner’s guide

Port wine; it has a somewhat bad name. Stereotypically the reserve of the older generations, it’s sweet, rich taste makes it the perfect after-dinner refreshment but is sadly dismissed by those who don’t know what they’re missing. If you’ve neglected […] 

Types of Wine Glasses for Beginners

Sure we all have a glass of wine every now and again, but how do you really enjoy a glass of wine? Wine experts have many theories on how to make wine taste better, but one thing they can all […] 

Choosing The Best Wine Aerator

They say what you don’t know can’t hurt you, and while popping open a bottle of your favorite red wine five minutes before you drink it won’t hurt you (that is, unless you nail yourself in the eye with the […] 

3 South American Wine Regions To Visit Before You Die

Mention “fine wine regions” to most people and you’ll get a few responses… Bordeaux, Napa, Burgundy, etc. But what about South America? While aficionados have been “in the know” for years now, regular wine drinkers – the types who don’t […] 

The Wino’s Guide to Food and Wine Pairing

Food is good. Wine is better. Food and wine are best. But which food and wine go best together? In this post we’ll cover the different types of wines and which foods pair best with each. Popular Varietals White wines […] 

Napa Valley: The Lowlife Guide to High Class Wines

I’m a lowlife. I enjoy eating with my fingers… drinking cold beer in questionable establishments… and hanging out at the track with other lowlifes. And you know what? I’m OK with that. But sometimes even lowlifes thirst for a taste […] 

You’re Screwed! 9 Unusual Ways to Open Wine Bottles Without a Corkscrew

It takes the average person less than ten seconds to open a bottle of wine. With a corkscrew, that is. But what if you find yourself stranded on a desert island (or worse, someone’s house who doesn’t drink) with a […] 

The World Wide History of Wine

Wine is as old as civilization, agriculture, and fine cuisine. In fact, it is nearly as old as humanity itself. Wine is fascinating especially when you look at how many brands have been created since that first bottle. The History […]