• Kunde wines with screwtops and corks Screwcaps Versus Corks: What’s the Deal? - Something screwy has happened to the wine world. A decade ago the sound of a wine bottle opening in a restaurant was predictable: the satisfying “pop” of a cork being pulled out. Today, it’s just as likely to be the “skritch” of a screwcap being turned. Many people like the ceremony of a cork. But... Read more »
  • Blind-Tasting_small How to Host a Wine Tasting That Rocks

 - Want to host a wine tasting but you’re not sure how? Here are a few tried and true tips to guide you. To throw a tasting party, simply have each guest bring a bottle (or two!) of wine around a theme. Ideas for tasting themes can be: the varietal of wine (such as cabernet sauvignon,... Read more »
  • wine glasses for wine varietals How Many Types of Wine Glasses Do You Really Need? - How many types of wine glasses do you need? Two. That’s the answer. Here’s the explanation. Riedel will tell you that you need separate glassware for Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Sangiovese, etc. It’s hogwash. Malarkey. Poppycock. Here are some truths about wine glasses.   1. Wine does taste better out of a wine glass versus other... Read more »
  • martini 5 Essential Cocktails Every Foodie Should Know - If you categorize yourself as a foodie, you need to go beyond the bar snacks and get behind the bar — because playing with the nuances of liquor, bitters, and other ingredients opens up a whole new realm for exploration. So dust off your Mad Men skills, Don Draper, and bring back the bar. Classic... Read more »
  • Crockpot sangria from Eppa — with superfruits Video: Crockpot Sangria - It’s good for you! Learn a shortcut for antioxidant-rich crockpot sangria and get other ideas for quick heart healthy meals from Maria Marlowe as seen on Great Day Houston.
  • wine6 11 Expensive Wine Myths Debunked - The wine world runs on myths. Wine is not like designer clothing that you can touch, or a car you can test drive. We don’t really know what’s inside the bottle, so how are we induced to spend $30—or $300—to find out? Sometimes it’s with good information, and many expensive wines really are delicious and... Read more »
  • kunde_dessert A Crash Course in Dessert Wines - Why eat dessert when you can drink it? Though they’re often served with dessert, most dessert wines are actually meant to have as dessert. They go best with cheese; the saltiness makes you appreciate their sweetness. Dessert wines are almost as varied in form as table wines, because the interesting ways they’re made affect the taste.... Read more »
  • Flowers_ wine_big_pic How to Wrap Your Wine Bottle as a Double Gift - I think we can all agree that a bottle of wine is gift enough, but maybe you want to step up your wine giving game a little. Forego the traditional wine bag and get creative with these fun wine wrap ideas! Fashionable wine wraps Going to a friend’s for a girls’ night? They will love... Read more »
  • Wine and drinks for the man cave Video: Wine and Drinks For the Man Cave - World Wine Guys Jeff Jenssen and Mike DeSimone discuss wine and drinks for the man cave with Chef Ashton Keefe.