Wine is a complex topic that is intermingled with history, culture, agriculture, geology and genetics. So how can you learn more about wine without getting glombed down by details?
For the longest time, wine has been learned by region and in the past this worked well. However today, since wine . . . → Read More: 10 Most Important Things To Know About Wine
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
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
Really… Only 15 litres? A single batch of wine made at Urban Vintner is 23L (30 bottles), so by these numbers, the average Canadian should be making AT LEAST half a batch annually!
TORONTO — Wine producers will be proposing a toast to Canadian consumers: a new study shows wine consumption in this country is . . . → Read More: Wine consumption grows in Canada to 15 litres per person annually
Hope everyone enjoys their Valentine’s Day – it is the perfect opportunity to pull out that special bottle of wine that you’ve been saving for a special occasion. Whether you are sharing it with a loved one, or enjoying on your own (more for you!), I hope that a glass of vino helps mark the . . . → Read More: Happy Valentines Day