Some New Wines To Try

I really enjoy trying new wines… and when I find something I really like, I want to tell the world. So here goes…   First up – 2013 DAOU Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles I really like Paso Cabs. I have mentioned Justin previously… as well as Chateau Margene. This …

Aging Wine With Peace Of Mind

Aging wine or cellaring wine is a complex matter. Not all varieties of grapes are capable of being aged and even wines that are usually aged in Europe are often made to be enjoyed sooner in the U.S. However, without knowing the ideal storing temperature or length to age, you may …

Wine Names Pronunciation Guide With Audio

Wine Names Pronunciation Guide by Wine Ponder and hosted exclusively on the Wine Ponder website! Not being able to pronounce a word can be embarrassing. I should know since I had to learn English practically from scratch when I moved to Los Angeles in the 90’s. To this day, I …

Celebrity Wine [Part 3]

Welcome to part 3 of “celebrity winemakers”. In this article, we feature Jeff Gordon, Robert Mark Kamen, Fergie, and last but not least Antonio Banderas. Enjoy and make sure to check the bottom of the page for more celebrity winemakers! Enjoy and check back later for more!   9 – Our …

Palmina – Wines For All Seasons

During a recent trip to the Santa Ynez Valley, a few friends and I had the pleasure to visit some amazing wineries and taste some stunning wines. As Steve J. said in one of his recent posts, one should not be afraid to try and discover new wines… and that’s …

Celebrity Wine [Part 2]

In addition to donating millions to charitable organizations, spending time to help various people in need, more celebrities are getting involved with what really matters: WINE! This is part 2 of “celebrity winemakers”. Enjoy and check back later for more!   5 – Let’s be honest… We ALL remember actor Jason Priestley as the …

Celebrity Wine [Part 1]

They come from all over the place, they are actors, musicians, race car drivers, politicians – or all of the above – and they have one thing in common… they all have a deep appreciation for wine and winemaking. Oh and money… they all have money. As a matter of …

Recorking Wine

Re-corking aged wines is a rare practice that consists of retiring the old cork of a wine bottle and replacing it with a brand new one. As an average, some wineries suggest replacing the cork every 20-30 years. Some recommend doing it after 15 years. Since a lot of wine consumption …

Fun Wine Cocktails – Mimosa

Nothing says party like a good bubbly! Sparkling wine makes every occasion so much fun and exciting. From the desirable shape of the bottle to the glamorous style of the flutes, from the powerful sound of the cork popping to the much coveted drink, it is no wonder Sparkling wine keeps …

Funny Wine Names That Will Make You Buy Wine

Get your fill of funny wine names! Then go to the store and buy wine with funny wine names… Because it’s fun and in some cases, quite tasty ; ) Funny Wine Names   From the rudest to the most absurd, from the unorthodox to the conventional, wine names have …