Category Archives for Wine FAQs

Alcohol and Your Health FAQs

WINE, ALCOHOL AND HEALTH Q. How can one tell from the label how strong a wine is? A. Unlike average capacity and provenance, alcohol content is not yet required information on wine labels. As well as the Californians and Australians, … Continue reading

05. July 2013 by admin
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The Right Temperature for Wines: FAQs

TEMPERATURE Q. What is the right temperature for white wines? A. The warmer a food or drink, the more vapour is released and the more messages it can send to the brain. The fuller bodied a wine, the more difficult … Continue reading

04. July 2013 by admin
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How to Serve Wine: FAQs

SERVING WINE Q. Is it unhealthy to drink lots of different sorts of wines at one ‘sitting’? A. No. Although mixing grape and grain (e.g. wine or cognac with beer or whisky) is supposed to be particularly taxing to the … Continue reading

04. July 2013 by admin
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Wine Tasting: How to Taste Wine

HOW TO TASTE We have seen that the nose is vital for enjoyment and that the eyes can be helpful if you are playing that near-useless but impressive party game of trying to identify a wine ‘blind’, that is without … Continue reading

04. July 2013 by admin
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Understanding Wine: FAQs

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Q. How do you open a bottle of champagne or sparkling wine? A. Hold the bottle at 45 degrees to maximize the surface area from which the bubbles can escape. Take off the foil and carefully untwist … Continue reading

04. July 2013 by admin
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Ordering Wine in the Restaurant: FAQs

IN THE RESTAURANT Q. When the waiter presents a bottle I have ordered, what is the procedure? A. Look at the label to make sure it is exactly what you ordered, especially the vintage. If you ordered the sort of … Continue reading

04. July 2013 by admin
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