Experience The Difference

I was introduced to an incredible Zinfandel/Cabernet Sauvignon blend called THE PRISONER about 9 years ago when my local wine merchant suggested that I try it.  And I remember what I was told at the time of purchase: “Open the bottle, pour a little into a glass, take in the …

How To Store A Wine Bottle

[Wine Storage] Dedicated to Shinna S. – There are two ways of buying wine. Some people only buy wine for special occasions, for a dinner party with friends, or a sweet Valentine’s day picnic. They buy wine when they need it, and go through that small inventory right away. This …

Wine Bottle Shapes And Sizes

All wine bottles are not created equal! Their physical shape differs greatly from one another based on the type of wine they carry. Some wine bottle shapes are long and thin, others are short and fat… but don’t worry, I will not hurt their feelings by comparing their looks, because …

Wine Glasses – Everything You Need To Know About Them

My wife and I were invited to a large outdoor party a few days ago, where wine was inappropriately served in plastic cups. Seriously?! No wine glasses??? I consigned myself to drinking water, while being quite amused by such irreverence. Choosing the right glass for the right wine is not just common …