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A Rose (the wine, not the flower) By Any Other Name

The day of wine and roses, lest we forget cards and candy, better known as St. Valentine’s Day, is just around the corner. It is the one (Hallmark) holiday celebrated each February 14th reserved for lovers and romance. Though historians debate to this day the true legend of St...

Hosting Your Own Wine Tasting – Part 2

Glasses: Another vital necessity are the shape and style of glasses to use for your tasting. They come in all shapes, sizes, styles and price points. You should have at least one per guest with a few extra on hand in case of breakage, chips, cracks or unexpected arrivals....

Hosting Your Own Wine Tasting – Part 1

With the Holidays now behind us and with the Winter season settled in, what more is there to do than to count the days until Punxsutawney Phil sees his own shadow? With plenty of time until the Spring thaw, how about hosting your very own wine tasting event. What...

New Year Wine Resolutions

With the New Year comes new found resolutions. Maybe a change in diet to keep yourself healthy, a new exercise regime to work off those extra Holiday pounds, even a change in the style and manner we approach our work habits. It’s a time to try new things. It...

Marilyn Merlot

            Starting with their 1st vintage in 1985, the yearly release of the new Marilyn Merlot is almost like a Black Friday stampede. Collectors can not wait to see what new photo of the film icon will be on its label. Older vintages go...

Beaujolais Nouveau

Wine lovers know that if it is the 3rd Thursday in November, it must be time for celebrating Beaujolais Nouveau. Nouveau is a beautifully fresh young wine made from the Gamay grape varietal and is harvested, crushed and bottled without any barrel fermentation. Grown in the Burgundy region of...

Happy Anniversary

They say that time flies when you’re having fun. It was exactly one year ago that we were able to launch this Winetime website. From our initial concept idea, to month’s of web design, to gathering and writing content each and every week, we are happy to say that...

Corkscrews

Uncorking a bottle of wine is one of life’s great pleasures. It can also be a nightmare when something goes wrong in the process. Faulty corks are the usual culprit, but the actual problem may be right in your hands; your opener. Let’s take a look at the many...

Think Big !!! Part 2

Bottles that hold wine of biblical proportions are aptly titled because they are named after biblical kings. Here is a rundown on their names, sizes, how much they hold based on standard bottle amount and how many servings they contain. SPLIT 187.5ml 1 ½ glasses HALF BOTTLE 375ml 2...

Think Big !!! Part 1

I recently went to a dinner party at a friend’s home where there was to be a total of 12 guests enjoying the fruits of her labor. Knowing full well that she had every food base covered down to the last detail, I still asked politely if there was...