Today is a science day! Well sort of …. I’m going to be talking about science in the vineyard.  Every winery says that they make exceptional wine.. and come on, we know that isn’t true.  Now, as you know, I
How many times have you sat down with a great glass of wine and read on the label that it was made of a specific clone? Have you read an article about hybrids and wondered what the heck that meant?
People get riled up over headlines, but very few actually read the actual article. The authors are fully aware of this and try their best to write a caption that catches the population's eye. It happens all the time. I guess
I love sparkling wine. I enjoy the bubbles. The festivity that it embodies and the joy that ensues. There is something special about sparkling wine. The yeasty flavor and tingling sensation on my tongue makes me a Sparkling fanatic.   This
You've heard the saying loads of times... Great wine starts in the vineyard. It is said by so many vintners because it is true. Vine balance is extremely important to producing excellent fruit. There is a concept known as vine
I'm sure you have heard of the five "S's" of wine; See – Swirl – Sniff – Sip – Savor.  Although most people associate 'sip' as the most influential aspect of wine tasting, it is actually the 'sniff' that is the
Alright, admit it, who clicked on this link solely by the title thinking you were going to read something straight out of 50 Shades of Grey?  Well, sorry to disappoint, but I hope you continue to read on. There is
Wine is special to us. Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, Zinfandel, Syrah. Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Gewürztraminer. These are all very common grape varietals and they are all relatives of each other. [bctt tweet="Wine gets its flavor mostly from the grape
What's Your Favorite Wine Varietal? Take a second to think about your favorite wine.  Choose a favorite varietal and mentally remind yourself what you liked or disliked about the last few bottles you have tasted.  Whether you are conscious about
Champagne, Champagne I love those little bubbles Champagne, Champagne Though they get me into trouble Lord, how I wish it would rain Champagne, Champagne, Champagne ~Dada Who doesn't love Champagne? The sound the cork makes as it pops. The tiny