Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Carbs in Wine Explained
Low-carb diets have been on a meteoric rise over the past few years. Recent studies have shown that limiting carb intake can lead to significant weight loss, popularising diets like the Atkins and...
ABV Explained (Alcohol by Volume)
You might have heard the saying that wine drinking in moderation can lead to some health benefits, but one thing that never seems to clearly defined is what ‘moderation’ implies. A second advantage...
Highest Rated Pinot Noir Wines for Any Budget
To many wine takers, Pinot Noir remains a favorite. It is still one of those delicate and versatile wines that go with literally any kind of food, offering a diverse taste to the...
All You Need to Know About Oak Wine Barrels
For centuries now, oak barrels have been used to age wine, with a heavy lean toward the red variety. If you are not an oenophile, you will be surprised to hear that these barrels have...
How Much Wine Will Get You Drunk?
Knowing how much wine will get you drunk is crucial if you want to drink. Whether it be a formal occasion or a party with friends, you need to know this amount, because it will...
How to Drink Wine if You Don't Like it
There are times when you are offered something awful and you need to act like you are enjoying your drink. But it might be that you just simply don't like wine but need to act...
Uncorked: Pinot Meunier
Pinot Meunier, which is also known as Meunier, is a well-known dark red grape varietal from the Pinot grape family used in sparkling wine productions and Champagne blends. In some regions, though, it is used...
Uncorked: Pinotage
A science professor, Abraham Izak Perold, first developed the Pinotage grape varietal from the Swartland region of South Africa (a valley around 50km North of Cape Town) in 1925. It was a crossbreed between two...
Uncorked: Châteauneuf-du-Pape
HistoryChateauneuf-du-Pape, which is translated as “The Pope’s New Castle,” has history tracing back to the ancient Roman times. Pope Clement, who was an avid wine lover, moved to Avignon in the early thirteenth century and...
Uncorked: Gattinara
Do you have a partiality for distinctive Burgundian wines brewed from the best grapes and aged in the best of Italian winemaking tradition? If so, you will find Gattinara a perfect choice. While Gattinara is...