One of my favorite posts from Wine Folly – I am always trying to convince my beer-drinking friends to try wine, but it can be difficult to find something that they really love (until now)!
For every bottle of wine drunk in the United States at least . . . → Read More: Wine for Beer Drinkers
The other week I posed about the process of making red wine, and had a great response from customers. So, without further ado, here is the process of making white wine!
Did you know that white wine can be made with red or white grapes? The major difference between making red wine and white wine is . . . → Read More: How is White Wine Made?
I often get asked, “What is the best wine?”/”What’s new in wine?”/”What should I be drinking?” – this recent survey gives a bit of insight into what is happening in the industry to keep you in the know:
- United States sippers reaffirmed their role as the world’s No. 1 wine consumer, drinking 3.8 . . . → Read More: Where is Wine Going?
Have you managed to talk up your wine tasting skills well and truly beyond your actual knowledge or experience of wine? Never mind, with a modicum of wine knowledge, you can always pretend to be more wine savvy than you really are and convince your wine-loving friends that you’re not totally bereft of . . . → Read More: Pretend you have good taste in wine
What Are Tannins in Wine?
In wine, tannin is a textural element that makes wine taste dry.
Tannin is a naturally occurring polyphenol found in plants, seeds, bark, wood, leaves and fruit skins. About 50% of the dry weight of plant leaves are tannins. As a characteristic of wine, tannin adds both bitterness . . . → Read More: What are Tannins