September 2020

Wine Basics

Wine Serving Tips

Wine is no ordinary drink, so the way you serve it can affect the taste. These basic tips in serving wine can help you serve the drink properly.  Also, you do not have to spend much on doing this.
Serving Wine That Is a Little Cool
If you drink beverages such as coffee, tea, or soda, you can understand that the taste of these drinks can be greatly affected by varying temperatures. Wine is no exception to this. This is especially true for fine wines with more mild floral aromatics. These wines tone down when served too cold. If too warm, they can burn off too fast.
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Wine Basics

Different Wine Styles

Many wine bottles can be divided into various styles. Once you get the chance to try these various styles, you will understand and enjoy wine more deeply. Here are some of the wine styles you can try:
Sparkling Wine
You have a sophisticated palate if you enjoy drinking sparkling wine. This wine originated in France and corresponds to the Champagne region. Although it has a low appeal in many supermarkets, sparkling wines are the most time-consuming and technical wines to make around the world.
Light-Bodied White Wine
You might be thinking that red wines have more popularity, but light-bodied white wine is …

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Classic Wine and Cheese Combinations

Here are some of the simple wine and cheese combinations that you should try. You can discover how exquisite these pairings are.
Pinot Noir and Gruyere
The nutty taste and medium-firm consistency of Gruyere and the red berry flavor of Pinot Noir perfectly complement each other. They both have the ideal smell and intricacy that are not too overpowering.
Aged Port and Blue Stilton
This wine and cheese pairing works because of the sweet, full-bodied, and bold flavor of Aged Port. The stinkiness of the Blue Stilton matches this flavor well. The salty and pungent character of the cheese and the sweet and classic …