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Decanting

Has there ever been a time while enjoying a bottle of wine, when you get down to the last glass and while savoring those last few sips, you declare that, wow, this wine is amazing? My question to you is, why hadn’t you said those exact same words from...

Summer Whites – Part 2

To further our search for great white wines, we must dig even deeper into many of the fine wine producing countries from around the globe, where many small towns produce wine from indigenous grapes found nowhere else in the world. In France, look to the Bordeaux and Loire Valley...

Summer Whites – Part 1

With the dog days of Summer upon us, our wine drinking habits often run into a bit of a conundrum. If you live for white wines, you are as happy as a pig in fresh slop. If you are a staunch red wine drinker, there are days that it...

Wine Ratings……. Truth or Myth?

Let’s ponder this wine ratings expression: “When a wine is rated more than 95 points; you can’t afford it. When it has 90 to 94 points; you can’t find it. When it has 89 points or less; nobody wants it.”  Sometimes true but never so for the savvy wine...

Winetime Hits a “Hole in One” and “Double Eagle”

When you think of the classic terms “Hole in One” and “Double Eagle”, you immediately relate to them as sayings in the world of golf. In the near future, they will also be included into the language in the world of wine. We here at Winetime are pleased to...

This is not your Grandma’s Riesling

Spring is always the most exciting time of the year. Warm weather abounds, grass is growing, flowers are blooming, patios, barbeques and the need to be outdoors overwhelming. As a wine lover, it’s time to give those big comfort reds a break and bring out the refreshing wines of...

Decoding a Wine Label – Part 1

I was having dinner recently with friends who happen to be wine novices. They enjoy wine, love trying new things and are learning what they do and don’t like about both red and whites. But most of all, they are very interested in increasing their wine knowledge. I mentioned...

Wine – Change is in the Air?

Why doesn’t a particular wine, from the same varietal, grown in the same vineyard, produced by the same vintner, taste consistently the same year after year? Your favorite Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay or Pinot Noir from 1999 to 2001 or 2015 to 2016. Any number of factors could challenge this...

Wine Myth’s ??? Part 2

#6…. Removing The Cork And Letting The Wine Breath Makes It Taste Better….  By simply removing the cork from a bottle of wine and letting it sit upright for as long as you feel necessary has little or no effect on the taste of the wine. It would be...

Wine Myths ??? Part 1

“Wine gets better with age”. A cute analogy but far from the truth. “The more expensive a bottle of wine costs, the better it is”. If you go by this theory, you’ll go broke before you ever find the wines you love. It’s sayings like this that I still...