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”

Wine consumption

Wine sales in the U.S. increased every year for a quarter century, but there is industry concern that the ascendant streak is coming to an end. Not decline, but no more exhilarating year-after-year increases. Continue reading “Wine consumption”

Wine and refrigeration

Wine typically drinks best at five-to-thirty degrees cooler than you keep your home temperature, and five-to-twenty-five degrees warmer than your home refrigerator. What do you do to get your wine to the proper temperature? Continue reading “Wine and refrigeration”