Category Archives: Wine Basics

Posts giving basic information on wine

Wine Basics – Sweet Wine (Part 1)

A discussion of some basics related to sweet wines Continue reading

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Wine Basics – Vintages, a Quick Look

A short discussion of the basics of wine vintages and help with how to think about them when selecting a wine. Continue reading

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Wine Basics – Short –Term Storage

A discussion of storing wines for under one year. Continue reading

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Wine Basics – Bubbles

A discussion of wines with bubbles, ranging from Vhino Verde to Champagne. The post’s focus is on what makes them bubbly and the processes at the winery. Continue reading

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Wine Basics – Vine to Wine (Part 3)

In parts 1 and 2 we covered from after the grapes harvest through fermentation.  This post will cover cellar aging and bottling.  I am going to focus on still wines.  Sparkling wines deserve their own post. If we are going … Continue reading

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Wine Basics – Vine to Wine (Part 2)

Part 1 of “Vine to Wine” covered the making of wine from after the grapes have been picked until the juice is ready to be fermented.  Here we will cover the fermentation process in a winery. Once you have the … Continue reading

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