This information came out a few months ago, but it remains relevant: did you know that the way you pour your wine can affect how much you drink? [Read more…]
Millions of people — and sales of millions of cases of wine — are significantly influenced by the point scores assigned by wine critics. However, research suggests that consumers shouldn’t be swayed by the critics, because they’re not tasting the same thing. [Read more…]
Malbec is from Argentina, Carmenere is from Chile, and Shiraz is from Australia. Oh, New Zealand makes good Sauvignon Blanc, and South Africa produces a brooding wine you can’t find anywhere else called Pinotage. What more do you need to know about wines from the Southern Hemisphere?
Turns out, there’s plenty more to discover from the vineyards below the equator, and this tome by Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen (a.k.a., “The World Wine Guys“) provide the ultimate guide for your wine journey across the bottom half of the Earth. [Read more…]
Every year at this time, Wine.com runs a one-cent shipping special — you buy any 12-bottle case of wine, it’s shipped to you for a penny. Why they don’t just make it free, I have no idea, but it’s a damn good deal nonetheless.
However, the deal only runs from now through Thursday, September 10th, and you have to enter a special code to get it.
Follow this link and instructions:
I’ll also keep a banner up on the top of the site between now and Thursday, for your convenience.