21 Funny Wine Quotes

Over the last few centuries people have pondered about wine. Politicians, writers, poets, philosophers, artists and wine enthusiasts, they all use wine quotes and sayings to share the true meaning of wine. I carefully picked 21 funny wine quotes & wine expressions from my own collection. The wine quotes are listed below from 21 to …

Wine Facts [Part 8] – A Butt Of Wine

BUTT A “butt” was a medieval unit of measure used for wine and other alcoholic beverages. It is also a large cask (also called a pipe) that contains about 475 litres (126 gallons) of wine. That means if you fill the barrel up, you technically have a buttload of wine! The inner …

Songs About Wine For Your Listening Pleasure

I put together a list of songs about wine, specifically for those relaxing wine-sipping evenings ;) I grew up surrounded with people who cherish wine. Both sets of grandparents live in two very notorious and respected French Wine regions: Côtes du Rhône and Bourgogne (Burgundy). Needless to say, I imbibed a ton and …

Hugo Wine Cocktail

Nothing says fun like a brand new wine cocktail. And boy, did I have fun last weekend with my Hugo wine cocktail – Epicurean fun that is ; ) As always, the setting and the conditions were perfect. It was a warm afternoon and we were celebrating someone’s birthday. That special …

The Health Benefits Of Champagne

I drink some Champagne but not as often as I wish. Unlike red or white wine, I only drink Champagne for special occasions, such as family reunions, holidays, graduations, etc… Yes, Champagne is a special drink and I like it that way. That said, there’s nothing wrong with enjoying a …

Wine Stories [Part 5] – Champagne Stories

Champagne’s effervescence cleanses the palate, it makes food more enjoyable, and more importantly, it is more effective than tequila when trying to close the deal with a date. Champagne is arguably one of the greatest inventions that happened to mankind. And, like most great things, Champagne was discovered by accident. …

Sparkling Wine Names

Do you know your sparklers? Sparkling wine names – or denominations – are designated based on the wine’s country of origin. Depending on your location, you may refer to sparkling wines as Champagne, Spumante, or just… sparkling wine. This nomenclatural war started in the Champagne province of France where local …

All The Wine Movies You Want To Know About

Most theaters won’t let you sip wine during the movie, but catching reruns at home can solve that problem (and many others if you ask me – I’m not a big fan of movie theaters). And what better movies for pairing with a favorite bottle of wine than a film …

Wine Stories [Part 4]

STEALING IS BAD… STEALING WINE IS WORSE! Large wine presses, barrels and old bottling equipment demonstrate how much work was involved before wine could reach the palate. Making wine today is no picnic, and it sure wasn’t 500 years ago! Wine was considered a “divine” drink that only the most …

Wine Facts [Part 5]

What does “Reserve” mean and how does it affect the price of the wine? How does the alcohol content affect the wine? What is the difference between neutral oak vs. new oak? How many bubbles are in one bottle of Champagne? You’ll find all the answers to these questions below. …