Wine and civilization

Most of us consider wine to be a civilized drink. Professor John J. Mahoney, PhD asserts wine was “the catalyst that created civilization” in his book Wine: The Source of Civilization. Continue reading “Wine and civilization”

Wine faults #1

Admit it, you experience a flutter of dread when you open a bottle of wine, especially one not familiar to you or one you’ve held for extended time. Could this wine be, uh, flawed—even spoiled? We investigate this the next three weeks. Continue reading “Wine faults #1”