An introduction to red wine.
Red Wine 101
Why are red wines "red," why do bigger glasses work better for serving red wines and what is the difference between a light-bodied red wine and a full-bodied red wine? Answers to these and other pressing red wine questions abound in "Red Wine Basics."
- An Introduction to Red Wine
- Red Wine Clubs
- Red Wine Reviews and Recommendations
- Red Wine Spills
- Red Wine and Health
- Red Wine Sangria Recipes
- Red Wine & Resveratrol
- Pairing Pinot Noir with Food
- Pairing Malbec with Food
- Sweet Red Wines
- Oak's Affect on Red Wine
- Storing Red Wine
Types of Red Wines
Some of the most common red wines that you are likely to encounter are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc, Chianti, Barolo, Barberesco, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Shiraz, Sangiovese, Malbec, Tempranillo, Grenache, Bordeaux, and Côtes du Rhône.
Red Wine Adventures
Whether it's a $10 bottle of Cab or a search to snag Screaming Eagle someday, red wine offers an adventure in itself.
- Best Cabs Under $100
- Layer Cake & Hundred Acre - A tale of Two Sisters
- Screaming Eagle - Cult Cab and Beyond
- Cabernet Sauvignon Blending Seminar
- California Red Wine Wins: The Judgment of Paris
- Beaujolais Nouveau - an Annual Adventure
Red Wine Regions
Most wine regions produce both red and white wines, yet some of the world's most famous wine regions specialize in producing top notch red wine. Learn more here.
Red Wine Reviews
Wine reviews can be a dime a dozen, but they do provide a legitimate starting point when looking at wine purchases. Try to find reviewers that share similar palate preferences and you'll be one step ahead of the wine-buying game.