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24 Apr 14 Reasons Why You Should Join A Wine Club

Not sure what wines to buy? Always buy the same thing? Looking for a regular supply of wines direct to your door? If the answer is yes to any of the above, then you should consider joining a wine club. Wine clubs have become increasingly popular in recent years and offer a number of benefits when it comes to buying wine.The main advantage of joining a wine club is that you get to enjoy a regular supply (monthly or quarterly depending on the wine club) of expertly selected wines. Unlike a ...

23 Apr 14 Wine Grapes - White Varieties

Chardonnay This grape has been described as the happiest of all combinations and has expanded widely from its Burgundian roots, being now planted virtually world-wide. It is at its best on Chalky soils, but is liable to suffer from Chlorosis and powdery mildew. The yields are moderate and the wine can lose its character when these are pushed too far. It gives wines that normally age in wood, which gives it a round buttery flavour. Sauvignon Blanc A classic grape variety planted widely ...

22 Apr 14 Food and wine choice advice from an expert wine taster

Food and wine were meant to go together. In my big Italian family, no gathering was complete without plenty of both. Winter feasts were easy for the food and wine lovers among us - a hearty red table wine is the perfect foil for most southern Italian dishes. A pitcher of table wine drawn from the cask in the basement was the typical accompaniment to our everyday meals. Red, white or rose, Italian table wines are meant to be imbibed in the casual atmosphere of a family dinner. They are ...

21 Apr 14 Personalized Wine Gifts

Are you interested in a wine gift for that special wine enthusiast in your life? Using the online design technology at www.PersonalizedWineGifts.com, you can design and personalize a wine gift online. We have many products and have ready made templates which are fast and easy to use. It couldn't be simpler. Choose a product, choose a template, personalize and pay online. In a few days it will arrive at your doorstep or the home of the person you are sending it to. . We sell the following ...

20 Apr 14 How to Order Wine in a Restaurant

Wine Ordering Basics ' Just a Sniff, a Sip, and a Swallow Perhaps you're comfortable ordering your 'grande, nonfat, extra hot, wet cappuccino' every morning or having it your way every afternoon with your 'hold the onions, hold the bun, pickles on the side, extra cheese cheeseburger wrapped in lettuce.' However, that doesn't mean you're exactly thrilled when it comes to ordering wine in a shi-shi restaurant. With just a little 'how to' knowledge, you can start ordering wine with your head held ...

19 Apr 14 Raise A Glass To The Best Wine Of The Month Gifts!

Are you looking for some of the best wine of the month gifts? We have taken out all the hard work and done your research for you. See our Wine Gifts page (http://www.gourmet-food-gifts.com/wine-gifts.htm) for our suggestions, but here's a little information you need before buying any wine of the month gifts. First, you need to decide your budget. If it's small, that's not a problem. There are so many choices when it comes to wine gifts: number of months, number of wines, color of wines, regions ...

18 Apr 14 How to Begin Wine Collecting

Some people collect wine for money...and some people collect wine because they have a passion for wine. Irregardless of whether you're collecting wine for profit or for pleasure, collecting wine requires some investment. Enjoying wine is a completely different thing from collecting wine, bear this in mind. When it comes to collecting wine, one of the most important thing to consider is where you're going to keep the wine. A substantial portion of your investment towards your wine collection ...

17 Apr 14 Why Should You Join a Wine Club?

Not sure what wines to buy? Always buy the same thing? Looking for a regular supply of wines direct to your door? If the answer is yes to any of the above, then you should consider joining a wine club. Wine clubs have become increasingly popular in recent years and offer a number of benefits when it comes to buying wine. The main advantage of joining a wine club is that you get to enjoy a regular supply (monthly or quarterly depending on the wine club) of expertly selected wines. Unlike a ...

16 Apr 14 Enjoy the Light and Fruity Taste of Gamay Wines

Gamay wines come from the Gamay grape harvested in the Beaujolias region of France. This grape is purple in color and is used to make red wines and when grown in acidic soil, the acid in the soil helps to soften the natural acidity of the grape. In addition to the grapes grown in Beaujolais, these grapes are also grown in a few vineyards in Ontario, California and New Zealand. One of the distinct features of wines made from Gamay grapes is its fruity flavor, scent, and strong likeness to Pinot ...

15 Apr 14 Send Plants Instead Of A Flowers Delivery? Absolutely!

Beautiful. Interesting. Thoughtful. Frugal. Smart. All of these words come to mind when you send your friends and family plants for the special moments in their lives. Beautiful in that they are alive and thriving. A gift of plants is interesting because a plant is a unique gift to give that most people wouldn't think about. If you have interest in a person, sending flowers is a terrific way to show it, but if you are trying to convey friendship over love, a plant is as thoughtful as flowers, ...