Send all questions to email@example.com If you spill something at a friend’s house, they should clean it up, right?? Accidents happen. If someone is having a dinner party or another sort of get-together, they should be prepared for a spill or two. But that does not mean you should not at least offer to help clean […]
Aside from the wine itself, the glass from which you taste is arguably the most important part of the wine-tasting experience. We’ve all heard about glassware shapes, sizes, and materials. But do you actually need a new glass between tastings? And if not, how does one ensure that the wine glass is properly cleansed between […]
Send all queries to: firstname.lastname@example.org What wine should I pair with Indian food? Indian food is very tricky to pair with wine. Both the aromatic spice and the heat can really mess with your palate. If you’re looking for the perfect pairing that goes with the majority of dishes you would order in an Indian restaurant, […]
Going out on a budget can be hard. You want to get the best wine for your money, but you also don’t have a lot of money. As you peruse the wine list trying to figure out what to do, a little voice in your head echoes something you’ve heard repeated time and time again: […]
It’s a scene that could have taken place eight minutes ago or eight decades ago, in living color or on screen: a restaurant guest orders a bottle of Champagne. The sommelier sets glasses, presents the bottle and, upon approval, retreats to his or her station to remove the cork swiftly and silently. He or she […]
Oh, what, your friends are being all classy, drinking wine straight from the glass? Whatever man. You got this awesome new novelty straw, and you’re going to enjoy it. OR you are currently chewing an Everlasting Gobstopper, and you’ll be damned if you’re about to stop the everlastingness. Even if neither of those situations apply, […]
You know her. Maybe you’ve actually been her. Maybe you’re being her right this very minute, clutching a $40 bottle of Cabernet to your chest like its a tiny adorable endangered tiger cub. You, my friend, are the bottle hogger. What’s a bottle hogger?
Are you a sexy wine swirler? Are you a clumsy wine slosher? Do you even swirl bro? Does it even matter if you do? The act of swirling can be seen everywhere in the wine world, whether you are in that world or merely observing it.
You ever watch as a server—or dear, dear friend—pours wine out for you and a few other people? You’re thirsty, so you watch the levels in each glass rise. Maybe you’re really thirsty—or just scarred from that time your little brother got more ice cream than you in 5th grade—so you notice that some folks […]