Pinot Grigio Nation

The History of Pinot Grigio Wine, Plus Food Pairing and a Tasting List.

Most people believe Pinot Gris / Grigio wine is an Italian Wine, but it actually started in Burgundy and was known as Fromenteau. By the 1300’s Pinot Grigio wine had made its way to Switzerland, where it was favored by Emperor Charles IV. Eventually finding its way to Italy, where it became known as Pinot Grigio. The Gris / Grigio grape is a close relative to the Pinot Noir. Usually, […]

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Wine Bottle Shapes

Wine bottle shapes are very easy to learn because you can see how they change the more that you are drinking wine. Your wine is going to help you have a nice drink with dinner or friends, but you also have to make sure that you have the right wine bottle for every wine. Classic Wine Bottle Shapes The classic wine bottle usually all fits in one place, but you […]

Merlot Winery

Merlot is Unlike Any Other Wine

The red wine variety offers many options and is plentiful, Merlot is one of the most loved of all those in that red wine variety. It is planted in many wine regions with perhaps France leading the way. Red wine like most wines, has plenty of different qualities, and Merlot is certainly one of the most distinctive of the red wine classes. Saying that this wine is distinct is undoubtedly […]

Why your organic wine is actually really bad

The Wine Dilemma: Organic Wine vs Non-Organic Wine

There are many things to consider when choosing a wine. Do you like reds or whites? Something full bodied or light? Have you ever considered whether or not it’s organic really matters much? I’d like to fill you in on a few things when it comes to organic wines and non-organic wines. One thing to remember is the definition of organic wines. Most see it as meaning completely natural, but […]

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Gifts Wine Lovers Will Love

Everyone has at least one wine lover in their life! Sometimes finding the perfect wine gifts they don’t already have can be a tough task. Don’t worry though, there is always something out there they will love. Corkscrews are one of the most basic and most necessary tools needed by a wine drinker. Not all corkscrews are created equally though. A cheap dollar store corkscrew will work, but you run […]

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Interesting and Intriguing Wineries of the World

There are many impressive wineries all over the globe. Some are as old as time and others more modern. We have gathered some interesting facts about some of the best wineries in the world. One of the most impressive wineries is the Chateau Margaux. Built in the 12th century on the banks of the Garonne estuary. This winery made history when a bottle of their Chateau Margaux sold for $225,000 […]