wine101 in a nutshell by @winedivaa for #winelovers

I often get approached by questions like: how do I learn about wine? So here are a few tips to guide you to find your inner wine lover Drink Wine: To learn about wine you have to drink wine, in moderation of course. Swirl the wine : If possible, swirl the wine to open up the aromas…

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Geography of Wine

(Español vea abajo ) “Why does a Chablis from France, made from the Chardonnay grape, have a steely, minerally, austere taste while a California Chardonnay often has a fruit forward nose with hints of vanilla spice? Or even more importantly, why do American wines have the grape variety prominently displayed on the label, while European…

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Are you a wine-clinking enthusiast?

Are you a wine-clinking enthusiast? Are you the one that goes clinking around the table to all the diners? I have to admit I like to clink! It’s a tradition to say ‘Cheers’ and then try to reach all the diners in the table to share the moment even those who are in the corner.…

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How to ‘properly’ hold a wineglass?

Español vea aquí When I first started holding a wine glass I have to admit, I used to grab it from the chalice.  Moreover, I didn’t know it existed a ‘proper’ way to hold a wine glass. Learn from my experience: The correct way to drink a glass of wine is from the stem or…

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