Wine Toasting

Enjoying wine for a special occasion or at an event often results in making toasts. By understanding the history behind toasting and learning the basic etiquette involved in making a toast at different occasions, the mystery behind the act is easily cleared up. Wine toasting has a long history that makes it a traditional part of any formal event. … [Read more...]

Bad Wine: Signs of Heat Damage

Heat damage can be disastrous for wine and will mostly likely ruin the bottle. Imagine coming home planning on enjoying a nice bottle of wine, only to find that the cap has been pushed off the top of the bottle, the wine itself taste terrible, and worst of all it has leaked everywhere and made a mess. When exposed to extreme temperatures, this can happen very quickly to a bottle of wine. Even if temperatures are not extreme, too much heat will damage your wine over time. Here are some warning … [Read more...]

Red Wine and Food Pairings

For those new to drinking red wine, you may be surprised to learn that there are certain foods that go with the wine you are drinking. For experienced red wine drinkers, you may know that there are foods that go with what you are drinking, but not know what exactly they are. Matching food and wine has been done for centuries and is a common practice in cultures all over the world. … [Read more...]

Choosing A Sanitizer For Beer Brewing

Working on brewing beer at home is not only about the enjoyment of the finished product. It is also about properly sanitizing equipment before and after creating the beer. Sanitation is one of the most important steps in home brewing because of the fermentation process involved in making beer. … [Read more...]

Fermenting Beer Using Airlocks

There are many people out there that love beer, just like I do. It is a beverage that can loosen up the tense muscles in your body after a long day at work. When attending a bash or partying in the club, beer is a major part of the menu. At times, buying beer might seem an arduous task for me. This occurs when am broke or just tired of walking to the pub to get a drink. … [Read more...]