The Curious History Of Wine Consumption In America

The history of wine consumption in America has been frought with starts, stops, and inconsistencies. The American population has always had a love-hate relationship with alcohol. Historic prohibitionist attitudes amongst much of the American population have blurred the line between moderate wine consumption and detrimental alcoholism. As a result, regular,... Read More

Uses of Mirror Tinted Contact Lenses

Mirror tinted contact lenses have become a topic of interest among many Americans. This is because the market for crazy contact lenses has continued to grow and be popular, so, as a result, contact companies are continually faced with making the next best thing. What is the next best thing... Read More

Explore the U.S. Wine Trails

Follow a Local Wine Trail to Discover the Secrets of Fine WineSuppose you want to kick back after a long day at work. You light a candle and put on some quiet music but realize the evening isn't complete, so you run out to your local liquor store, looking for... Read More

Wine Tasting -- The Traditional Way

Wine tasting is properly known as 'Wine Degustation'. It is the art of being able to note the various differences between difference types of wine, and even the various differences between the vintages of the same type of wine.There are basically two parts to Wine Tasting, first is 'What are... Read More

Pairing Beer With Food

Pairing beer with the fine cuisine has recently come to the attention of many eating establishments as they try to cater to the 90's micro-brew crowd. No longer is wine considered the only drink fit for a succulent entree. You too can bring this art form into your own home... Read More

Tequila

It was once a ritual usually performed by a man. He would put some salt where the bottom of the thumb met his wrist. After licking the salt, he would take a swig of tequila from a shot glass and then bite into a piece of lime. Ladies were not... Read More

Chardonnay Wine

Chardonnay is the world's most popular white wine grape. Chardonnay wine's homeland is the Burgundy region of France, where it produces sublime, complex Chardonnay table wines (in Champagne and elsewhere it provides the base for many of the world's best sparkling wines), but it also flourishes in California, Australia, New... Read More

An Idiots Guide To Wine Tasting

Have you ever seen those stiff upper-lipped types doing a spot of the old wine tasting malarkey? You know the form ? sip, swill, spit. Yuck! Well this information has been written to help you understand the form should you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to... Read More

Enjoy Your Favorite Wine - But With Some Rules

The mere mention of etiquette brings to mind various images, mainly negative. Etiquette means observing set rules. It's not about the quaint traditions but where wine is concerned etiquette matter.The primary connoisseurs of fine wine are oenophiles who are stringent about treating, serving and tasting wine. Then there are wine... Read More

The Origin of the Cocktail

The cocktail has the distinction of being an original American drink.Its origins are murky, but the most common accounts name one Antoine Amedee Peychaud, a young Creole from a distinguished French family, as the originator of the drink.Peychaud, along with wealthy plantation owners, fled his home in the French controlled... Read More

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Merlot Wine

Merlot wine is a rich, soft wine with the flavor... Read More

Ideal Wine Temperature

The ideal temperature to store wines is between 55F and... Read More

The Ten Most Important Wine Label Terms

For the average wine consumer, there is a plethora of... Read More

DWI and Blood Alcohol Concentration: What does it mean?

Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is the relationship between the amount... Read More

Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way

One of the great joys of wine is to be... Read More

The Mystery of Decanting

Decanting is a strange word to many people. Some do... Read More

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon is the grape responsible for the wines of... Read More

Hosting A Wine Tasting Party

As your love and knowledge of wine grows, it is... Read More

Australia Is More Than Jacobs Creek

The Jacobs Creek Brand of wines have taken the world... Read More

Wine Etiquette With Ease

Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience much more enjoyable.... Read More

France Car Hire

Here is a quick summary of the different French wine... Read More

Gewurztraminer Wine

Gewurztraminer is an excellent and unique grape variety that is... Read More

Tequila

It was once a ritual usually performed by a man.... Read More

Australian Wines

Australia's wine industry has boomed in the past ten years.... Read More

Beer and The Commodities Market

Most branded products and agricultural products are not commodities. However... Read More

Tasting Wine

Wine Tasting Component I: LookThe first step you have to... Read More

Explore the U.S. Wine Trails

Follow a Local Wine Trail to Discover the Secrets of... Read More

How Sparkling Wine is Made

There are three methods that may be used to make... Read More

The Old Fashioned: Two Recipes of an Underrated Classic

Like many mixed drinks, the Old Fashioned has a number... Read More

Build Your Own Wine Rack (In An Afternoon)

A good drink is what even Gods enjoy and to... Read More

An Introduction to Wine

What is wine?Wine has been made for centuries from just... Read More

The Harmony Between Food and Wine

Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in... Read More

Wine Tasting -- The Traditional Way

Wine tasting is properly known as 'Wine Degustation'. It is... Read More

The Origin of the Cocktail

The cocktail has the distinction of being an original American... Read More

Alchoholism, A Major Diesease?

Alcoholism can be given a lot of definitions and all... Read More

Red Wine Compound May Extend Life

Good news! A recent study suggested that resveratrol, a red... Read More

An Idiots Guide To Wine Tasting

Have you ever seen those stiff upper-lipped types doing a... Read More

The Cocktail Party

A cocktail party can be more daunting than a dinner... Read More

Pairing Food and Wine is a Matter of Taste

First off let me say that I am in no... Read More

Sauvignon Blanc Wine

Sauvignon Blanc wine is crisp, high in acidity and light-... Read More

Beer, Wine and Your Bones

If you like the taste of a good brew, then... Read More

Riesling Wine

The most famous cool climates for Riesling wine are in... Read More

How To Open Champagne

I manage a highly regarded web community for corporate flight... Read More