I'll admit it. Wine is damn confusing. You go into a restaurant and the waiter gives you a wine menu. In some cases the choices are limited, so that makes the entire process fairly simple. But in many cases you are dealing with page after page of choices. And realistically I suspect a lot of us are just overwhelmed and end up going with something vaguely familiar. I … [Read more...] about Wine Is Confusing
I enjoy wine. Having a glass of a nice wine is a great way to relax. Over the years I've picked up a variety of different tools for opening and handling wine, however I think I've been missing a trick. Why on earth wasn't I using this method for opening my bottles of wine? (Well apart from anything else it's complete overkill!) He makes it look very easy, though I … [Read more...] about A Hardcore Method of Opening a Bottle of Wine
Using Vbulletin 4 (with the CMS option) the first iteration of a new wine and food discussion site is now online.The idea is outlined hereAt the moment the site is really in its infancy, so if you have any ideas / suggestions etc., please let me know.. Hopefully it can develop into a useful and fun place to hang out and talk about wine and food etc., without having to be a … [Read more...] about New Wine and Food Site
Twas the night before Christmas ... and there's nothing on TV, but I've got a nice glass of red wine beside me and am enjoying the fire.I could lie and say that I intended to spend the next few days away from computers etc., but I'll probably potter away at a few things that I've been meaning to get round to for months.So Happy Christmas everyone! … [Read more...] about Twas The Night Before Christmas..
And when I say "serious" this glass really is for you....It holds an entire bottle of wine!It's aptly named "The Full Bottle Wine Glass" (via) … [Read more...] about For the Serious Wine Drinker