How to Open a Bottle of Wine When the Cork Breaks

Breaking a cork inside the neck of a bottle when opening wine can be particularly frustrating, especially if there’s a crowd.  While this doesn’t happen often (primarily on older bottles where the cork has experienced deep seepage or become dried out and brittle), it’s usually not that hard to stage a strong recovery and remove… Continue reading How to Open a Bottle of Wine When the Cork Breaks

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18 of The Best Wine Quotes

“Wine is sunlight held together by water.” – Galileo “What I like most is wine that belongs to others.” – Diogenes “We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology… Continue reading 18 of The Best Wine Quotes

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7 Lesser Known Wine Regions That Deliver Exceptional Quality and Value Right Now

Developing a complete appreciation for the world of wine frequently requires stepping out of your comfort zone.  And it’s hard to do, and rather expensive if you do it regularly. But on every trip to the store, I try to buy one bottle that I am not familiar with, or a wine from a region… Continue reading 7 Lesser Known Wine Regions That Deliver Exceptional Quality and Value Right Now

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