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     The flavor and aroma of oak in wine is only second to Red or White in dividing wine drinkers.  Many people simply will not give themselves a chance to appreciate how oak can be artfully used to enhance wine quality whether it’s Red or White.  348 more words

Wine News

Wine Tasting 101

The Survey, Swirl, Sniff, Sip and Swallow Approach to Tasting and Evaluating Wines.


Color – tilt the glass slightly and look at the wine against a white background.

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Wine Tips

Amarone 101

What is this delectable drink we call Amarone? And how is it made?

Amarone is a dried-grape wine made using the appassimento (ah-pah-see-men-toh) method—a process whereby grapes are left to dry for several months and then pressed once they have lost between 40% and 50% of their original weight. 483 more words

Red Wine

January 2014 Whiskey of the Month

We are very pleased to announce that Angel’s Envy  has been selected as our January 2014 Whiskey of the Month. Angel’s Envy was our top searched for whiskey during the month of December. 179 more words

Bourbon And Oak

Getting Tipsy in the Winelands of South Africa

Everyone that knows me, knows that I don’t drink alcohol (except for maybe on my birthday). So why did I decide to spend an entire half day touring the… 572 more words


Learning About Blended Whiskey

Many people believe that single malt scotch whiskey is not a blended whiskey. But, in reality, scotch whiskey is a special blend. Nearly all whiskeys are blends including rye, Tennessee, scotch and bourbon. 428 more words