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The world of wine can sometimes give off the impression that it is only for certain people in certain places. This couldn't be farther from the truth: wine is as varied and diverse as the people who love it.As with all industries, wine trends ebb and flow with everything from popular regions to the popular types of grapes changing. Let's...

When you buy wine to drink at home, you may choose the same kind over and over again -- or perhaps you buy bottles based on their labels! (No shame; we all do it!).At a fine dining restaurant, however, you might want to use a little more finesse when ordering a bottle for the table to share.We're here to take...

A recent study in France confirmed what we already knew: wine tastes even better with cheese.Participants reported a more pleasurable wine drinking experience after eating cheese than before.While you can thrill guests at a Christmas party with wine and cheese, not every pairing works. The intensity, flavor, and texture of a cheese interact with the acidity, tannin content, and taste...

Having a refined wine palate makes it easy to impress anyone.When Oxford and Cambridge wine tasters squared off in a recent contest, nearly 50% of their guesses related to grape variety were correct. On top of that, the tasters were able to correctly identify the country of origin on 37% of attempts.Since there are over 1,300 types of grapes used...