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Best Party Sangria Recipe
This Sangria recipe is perfect for big summer parties - always a favorite, you may consider doubling the recipe.
The Best Basic Sangria
The beauty of the basic Sangria recipe is that it's as delicious as it is easy, but it only gets better as you spice it up with your own additions! Really, it is hard to add the
The Brunch Drink Everyone Should Know How to Make
It doesn't get any easier than this, the basic Mimosa recipe calls for a bottle of your favorite champagne and orange juice. Two dashes of each and you are in business to celebrate a wedding, Mother's day, whatever the occasion - nothing says fancy brunch like a Mimosa.
20 Quick and Easy Sangria Recipes
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A Simple and Tasty White Wine Sangria Recipe
Basic White Wine Sangria Recipe
20 Good Value Wines Under \$10
Check out some of the market's best value wines, right around the $10 mark (some will be priced up or
Quick Tips for Removing Red Wine Spills from...
Gather quick tips for cleaning red wine spills and stains.
10 Top Sweet Moscato Wine Picks
Piedmont's sweet-styled Moscato wines have gained a considerable following in recent years. The Moscato mania continues with consumers scouting for the best Moscato wines deals around. We've gathered up our Top 10 Moscato picks here to get your party started.
Know Red Wine Styles and Varietals
From Cab to Merlot and Shiraz to Pinot, there's plenty to buy and try in the wide world of red wine. Check out our favorite grapes, regions and producers of red wine here.
Which wine has the least sugar?
Which wine has the least sugar?
How to Make a Summer-Fresh Peachy White Wine...
White wine sangria recipe with peaches
How to Use Red Wine to Make Decadent Poached...
wine poached pear recipe dessert wine recipe
Holiday-Ready Traditional Mulled Wine
The vine’s version of a classic hot toddy is a traditional holiday treat in many Old World countries.
8 Tips to Choosing and Buying Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir is typically a light to medium-bodied red wine that boasts considerable meal pairing versatility. While a frail grape to grow, when harvested under ideal circumstances it promises to compliment many meals and social gatherings.
The Top 10 Ways to Tour Napa Valley and Sonoma...
Planning a trip to Napa Valley or Sonoma for some serious wine country touring? Then, check out some of the top 10 ways to travel or trek the scenic roads and rails of California's prized wine country scene.
Are Champagne and Sparkling Wines the Same Thing?
Champagne and celebrations go hand-in-hand. Find out how Champagne is produced and grab a few suggestions for buying and pairing Champagne with your next celebration.
Beginner's Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon
Learn what to expect from Cabernet Sauvignon in terms of flavor profiles and food pairings and find out where the best Cabs come from.
8 Tips on Chardonnay, the World's Favorite...
An overview of chardonnay wines, complete with flavor descriptions, food pairing options and recommended chardonnays for under $15.
How to Let Your Wine Breathe (and Why It's...
The whole concept of letting wine breathe, or aerate, is simply maximizing your wine's exposure to the surrounding air. By allowing wine to mix and mingle with air, the wine will typically warm up and the wine's aromas will open up, the flavor profile will soften and mellow out a bit and the overall flavor characteristics should improve.
Pairing Wine with Salmon
Pairing wine with salmon
11 Great Cabernet Sauvignons for Under 10 Bucks
Cabernet Sauvignon recommendations priced from $6-10
How to Pair Chocolate With the Right Wine (No...
Some say it cannot be done, pairing wine with chocolate, but if you have the right wine to complement the right chocolate it can be a match made in heaven! Whether you are pairing a delicate white chocolate or a lively dark chocolate with wine, there are a few pairing tips to keep in mind. Below is a selection of fine wines to serve next to your favorite white, milk or dark chocolate. Wines were reviewed and recommended based on taste, pairing compatibility and price.
Are You Serving Wine at the Right Temperature?
Wine serving temperatures vary depending on the varietal and style.
Good, Cheap Pinot Noir - It's Possible!
Best bets for Pinot Noir under $15.
9 Steps to Wine Tasting Success
Learn the basics of wine tasting - look, smell and taste, it's that easy.
10 Italian Wines That Offer a True Taste of Italy
Interested in trying Italian wines, but not sure how to read the labels, determine the DOC or figure out who makes what where? Look no further, here are ten reasonably priced Italian wines to get you started.
How To Host a Wine Tasting Party
A wine tasting party is a creative way to gather friends and family together to learn about wine and experiment with new or unusual varieties. Pairing wines with cheeses will only enhance your tasting experience. Read on for a list of ideal cheese and wine pairings.
4 Helpful Tips to Successfully Cooking With Wine
How to cook with wines to enhance a variety of dishes.
Can You Store Wine in the Refrigerator?
Can I Store My Wine in the Refrigerator?
How to Make a Super Fruity Sangria Using White...
This Sangria recipe maximizes the fruit content and adds a new twist, using a white wine, instead of the traditional reds (however, if you are a red wine fiend - feel free to still use your favorite red). Buckle-up for a fruit-punch like flavor that is perfect for a backyard BBQ this summer.
How Many Calories Are in Your Favorite Glass of...
How Many Calories Are in a glass of Wine?
Meads
What exactly is Mead? It is a delicious honey wine that is made from fermented honey and has been made and enjoyed for centuries. Some believe it is the world's oldest alcoholic drink.
Top Value Chardonnay Recommendations Under \$10
Great Chardonnay recommendations priced under $10.
Know How to Store White Wines
How to Store White Wine
You Say 'Shiraz,' I say 'Syrah'...Either Way...
Shiraz and Syrah defined, flavors profiled, food pairings suggested and producers recommended.
8 Things You May Not Know About Marsala Wine
Marsala Wine - Italy's classic fortified wine, that comes in both sweet and dry varities. Check out what Marsala is, how Marsala is made, how Marsala wines are classified and much more!
10 Wines That Are Perfect for Making Sangria
Best Wines for Sangria Recipes
Wine Refrigerator and Wine Cabinet Reviews
Wine Refrigerator and Wine Cabinet Reviews
Thanksgiving Wines
A Thanksgiving wine guide for your Turkey day.
Did You Know Wine Bottles Come in 12 Different...
Glass wine bottles come in over twelve sizes, though we are most familiar with the standard 750 ml or .75 L wine bottle. Here is a list of sizes.
What Are Wine 'Legs' and Why Are They Important?
The streaks that form on a wine glass when the wine is swirled, are they an indicator of quality or merely physics at work?
11 Dessert and Ice Wines to Top Off Your Meal
Top Picks for the best dessert and ice wines available.
Merlot: Quick Guide to this Popular Red Wine
Meet Merlot. It's a thin-skinned red wine with dark fruit character, often silky tannins and a perfect blending partner for Cabernet Sauvignon and Cab Franc. Merlot has a pairing affinity for a variety of meat dishes and impresses with its versatile nature and solid value in terms of quality and price.
Bordeaux for Beginners
The French region of Bordeaux is home to over 10,000 wine producers and close to 70 million cases of wine per vintage. It is the modern-day red wine Mecca.
7 French Wine Regions Where Your Favorite...
There are seven primary wine-producing regions in France. Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Loire, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence and Rhone comprise the dominant French wine regions, with particular tribute paid to the red varietals of Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Rhone Valley.
11 Good Bottles of Riesling for Under \$10
Best Value Rieslings under $10
12 Rose Wine Picks for Summer Sipping
Rosé wines rosato rosado pink wines summer wines
Pairing Pinot Noir with Food
Pinot Noir Food Pairings
What's the Best Drink to Pair With Chili?
What Drinks Pair Well with Chili?
5 Reasons Port Is the World's Most Famous...
Port wine - a Fortified Wine from originally from Portugal.
7 Tips to Riesling (You Know...'The Other White...
Riesling Wines, Germany's greatest grape has made a name for itself in the modern wine market. Easy to pair with a wide-variety of foods and relatively easy to grow, make this wine a popular choice for wine connoisseurs and wine masters alike.
Why Riesling Rocks
Riesling Wine Classifications
A Beginner's Guide to Italian Wines
Get the lowdown on Italian wines by understanding the regions, grapes and food culture that surrounds the Italian wine scene.
Make Your Own Very Berry Sangria With This...
This is a red wine sangria recipe that is based on the top fruits often found in many red wine varietals.
12 Great Wine Club Finds
Wine club reviews and wine club recommendations consolidated on a single site.
4 Mimosa Recipes to Blow Away Guests At Your...
Mimosas are often associated with special occasions or brunch events, bring your special occasion to a new level with a few new Mimosa recipes. From the traditional OJ and champagne to the Mama Mimosa, these recipes promise to add a festive flare to any occasion.
Easy Red Wine Marinade
Red Wine Marinade
6 Tips to Pairing Riesling Wines With Food
Pairing Riesling Wines with Food
10 Riesling Recommendations (Tip: Cost Doesn't...
Riesling Wine Recommendations & Reviews
What Is a Fortified Wine and Where Does it Come...
What is a Fortified Wine? How is a fortified wine made? What's the alcohol content of a fortified wine?
Try This Tropical White Wine Pineapple Sangria
This is a totally different take on the traditional sangria, starting with white wine and adding tropical pineapple and coconut rum to the mix.
How to Make White Lightning Sangria
White wine sangria recipe
5 Pizza and Wine Pairings We Love
Tip top wine recommendations to accompany your favorite Friday night pizza pie.
7 Best Bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon for Under...
Best Cabernet Sauvignon Under $100
The Best White Wines for Your Lobster Dinner
Butter. Lots of butter. Lemon. Lots of lemon. Lobster's top culinary companions tend to be melted butter and a twist of fresh lemon. But don't forget the wine.
Malolactic Fermentation
Malolactic Fermentation. Wine.
Top 10 Pinot Noir Recommendations From \$11-20
Pinot Noir wine recommendations priced from $11-20.
14 Malbec Recommendations (Tip: Cost Doesn't...
Malbec Wines Recommendations & Reviews
Brut Champagne
Wine. Brut Champagne is dry to the taste, referred to as dry in style, with very low levels of sugar left in the bottle.
Malbec Food Pairings
Malbec Food Pairings, Learn how to pair Malbec with food
Try One of Nature's Sweetest Nectars: Ice Wine
Ice wine is an ultra-rich, super sweet dessert wine made from the intense liquid of naturally frozen grapes.
5 Things You May Not Know About Sauvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc defined, with flavor profiles and food pairing suggestions. Also includes a few key producers to try.
What Makes Italy's Prosecco So Special?
Prosecco, Italy's famed sparkling wine (and the name of the white grape that is used to produce it), is as versatile as it is economical.
8 Great Napa Winery Tours
The Napa Valley is home to over 500 wineries, making it tricky to choose which to visit for tours and tastings. Winery tours provide a unique opportunity to gain an understanding of how wine is made, aged and served from grape to glass. From vineyard demonstrations, to cellar and wine cave tours, followed by an educational tasting, winery tours make Napa Valley personal and accessible. Take a peek at our top 8 Napa winery picks for educational tours and top notch tastings.
Best Kid-friendly Napa Valley Wineries
Best Kid-friendly Napa Valley Wineries
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Franc is a red grape grown in the Bordeaux and Loire Valley regions of France to produce a red wine with spicy aromas and fine tannins.
5 Tips to Enjoying Pinot Grigio
Italy's most popular white wine produced from the Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris grape varietal.
Baked Chicken Marsala Recipe
Baked Chicken Marsala Recipe. Wine.
Everything You Should Know About Madeira Wine
Madeira wine - find out how it was discovered, why the American colonists raved about it, how Madeira is made and where it is from.
How to Perfectly Pair Wine with Soup Dishes
How to pair wine with soup, chili, and chowder.
8 Budget-Friendly Shiraz Wines
Find the best values in Shiraz and Syrah wines for under $15.
Wine Refrigerators
Wine Refrigerators
Passion Fruit Sangria
Use pineapple and passion fruit juice mixed with a sweet white wine, to make an unforgettable Sangria.
Decode Different Wine Types
Discover the various wine types by color and style and then take a peek at what specific grape varietals fill your glass. From red wine to rose, and sparkling to dessert wines, there's plenty to learn, see and taste.
The Perfect Brunch Passion Fruit Mimosa
This recipe takes the Basic Mimosa and turns it up a notch! Once you've enjoyed a Passion Fruit Mimosa, it is unlikely that you'll settle for the standard OJ and bubbles during your next celebratory brunch.
Our 10 Favorite Pinot Noir Wine Finds
Top 10 Pinot Noir Wine Picks
Pretend to Be a Wine Connoisseur with This Trivia
Ever wondered how many grapes it takes to make a bottle of wine? That's here, along with some other interesting wine-related facts and figures.
The Love Affair of Oak and Wine
Oak has been an important asset in winemaking for centuries. Learn the ins and outs of oak's remarkable influence on a bottle of wine.
Top 7 Mead Recommendations
Mead, or honey wine, while widely available in the Old World, is becoming increasingly popular in the New World. Here are some tried and true Mead recommendations. If you have a Mead suggestion or two that you'd like to share, please post it on the Wine Forum.
Paleo with Wine?
Paleo with Wine
Wine Flavors
Wine Flavors
Sauternes and Sweet Bordeaux Wine
Learn more about this popular white wine, including its sauternes, sweetness, food pairings, and other serving tips.
Wine Grape Harvest
Wine Grape Harvest
Best Wine Apps for Android
Best Wine Apps for Android
Halloween Sangria Recipe
Halloween Sangria Recipe. Wine.
What Gives Red Wine the 'Pucker' Effect?
Definition of Tannins in Wines
5 Tasty Merlot Wines Under \$10
Top ten reasonably priced (and good) Merlot wines for under $10.
Spicy Sangria Recipe
Hot and spicy Sangria, a super summertime delight!
How Many Ounces in Red Wine Glass?
How many ounces in a red wine glass? Find out here.
Make Sangria with Strawberries, Summertime's...
Strawberry Sangria Recipe. Wine.
Top 10 Chardonnay Wines for Under \$15
Affordability, availability and flavors that bow to most people’s palates, make Chardonnays an exceptional wine to have on hand for all occassions. Recommended Chardonnays are available in most states for under $15.
How to Choose the Right Wines for Your Wedding...
When the subject of weddings come up, visions of meaningful wedding toasts and wonderful, bubbly champagnes often come to mind. But which champagne should your offer at your wedding? What about the best wedding wines to serve and savor on your special day? If you are a Wine Lover and are hoping to incorporate your passion for the vine into your big day there are plenty of unique and creative options to do just that!
Is Champagne Gluten-free?
Is Champagne Gluten-free? Wine.
Champagne Quotes
From Dwight D. Eisenhower to Winston Churchill, here are some great champagne quotes to share at your next champagne occasion.
Wine Fermentation
Wine Fermentation
How to Order Wine in a Fine Dining Restaurant
An insider's guide on how to order wine at a restaurant.
Top 5 Italian Barolo Wines
Barolo Wine Recommendations
Screaming Eagle Wine
Screaming Eagle Wines
Secrets to Discovering Burgundy Wine
What is Burgundy Wine, defining burgundy wine
Bordeaux Wine Classifications
Bordeaux's regional wine rules dictate what grape varieties may be grown where and how (no irrigation, all AOC wines are dry farmed).
Screw Cap Closures on the Rise
Screw caps on wine bottles, were once a sign of inferior wines, but they are on their way to becoming the wine bottle closure of choice for many winemakers.
Buying Bordeaux Wine
Buying Bordeaux Wine
10 French Wines Under \$15
Looking for a cheap, but well made French wine with plenty of character? Bargain hunting for the best of the French vineyards? Here is a list of recommended value-priced French wines for under $15.
White Wine Rosemary Chicken Recipe
White Wine Rosemary Chicken Recipe
What to Know About These 9 Common Chardonnays
Chardonnay Wine Recommendations & Reviews
Best Wines for BBQ
Tips for matching wines with grilled foods and barbecue for summer fun.
What Drinks Pair Well With Thai Yellow Chicken...
What Drinks Pair Well With Thai Yellow Chicken Curry Recipe?
Washing Wine Glasses
It sounds simple enough, I mean you wash juice and milk glasses all the time, what could be so special about washing a wine glass? Truth is, wine glasses do need just a bit more care in the washing arena. Keep in mind that the liquid in the wine glass is typically a bit pricier than your jug of milk or orange juice, so the extra measures to ensure a clean glass could be viewed as merely protecting your investment.
Wine Corkscrews and Bottle Openers
Wine Corkscrews and Bottle Openers
Top 4 Red Wine Clubs
Red Wine Clubs
The Mama Mimosa
Take your traditional Mimosa recipe and add a delicate splash of an orange liquer topped with crushed
What to do with Leftover Wines
While an opened wine may not be as good a day later, try Sangria recipes where the fruit, sugar and additional alcohol will give it new life.
Wine Storage Cabinets
Wine Storage Cabinets
Best Paso Robles Wines
Best Paso Robles Wines
How many ounces in a Champagne flute?
How many ounces in a Champagne flute?
5 Chardonnays Worth the Cash
Five Chardonnays Worth the Money
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