Archive for June, 2011
Take The Challenge... Wine Quiz #3 is Here!

Wine Basics Quiz #3 Ready to test your wine knowledge once again? This time around we mixed it up with some questions ranging from wine bottle types, to wine descriptions and terminology. Without further a due, here is our latest quiz. With only 10 questions this time around, let me know what you think and send me your comments. Don’t forget to read more...

14 Jun

Wine “Glassary”

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Wine "Glassary"

What the heck does that mean? A down to earth wine glossary. As always, we strive to put things in layman terms. The importance of the description is that it is understandable, not overly technical. We will try to give an analogy with each term. Hope it helps. Tasting TermsWhat the heck does that mean? AcidicRefers to the crisp or sharp more...

Tip of the Month: BBQing with Skewers

With BBQ season well upon us, any tidbits for making the ‘fire pit cooking’ easier are welcomed. For those of you who love a good shish kabob, skewered shrimp and veggies or whatever your fancy, here is an excellent tip from my good friends Dawn & Rich (actually it was Dawns idea… so I’m told). As I’m sure most of more...

Dad is like a very, very fine vintage wine!

Like a fine bottle of wine our Fathers can sometimes be … seemingly unapproachable but when you finally do it is well worth it. needing time to mature but it is often ourselves that are not mature enough to appreciate. held in such high esteem that we are afraid to open them up and once we do it is not only the enjoyment  experienced but the more...