Cork presentation

The sommelier at the elegant restaurant deftly cuts the foil on the special bottle of wine she recommended, skillfully utilizes the double-hinged waiters corkscrew to extract the cork, and briskly removes the cork from the worm. In a flourish, she places the cork on the table or a small tray next to you. Continue reading “Cork presentation”

How to enjoy wine

Sometimes wine’s kaleidoscope of terms and traditions, wine’s labyrinth of grape varieties and vinification techniques, and the obnoxious actions of wine snobs can overwhelm and discourage people from getting into wine. Continue reading “How to enjoy wine”