Why is the Bottom of a Wine Bottle Indented?

  • Wine
  • June 10, 2016

If you love wine, you know that there are numerous reasons why it stands out from many other alcoholic drinks as a more sophisticated and classy option. But why is the bottom of a wine bottle indented? Does it serve a certain purpose for the wine or is it simply to make the bottle look like it is holding more than it …

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Why Does Red Wine Get Better with Age?

Answers to the age old question Anybody who has ever heard a single fact about wine can tell you that generally speaking, it just gets better with age. That is especially true for red wines. Why is that? Why does red wine get better with age? What is in the makeup of strictly red wine that makes it so deliciously enhanced with age? …

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Which Wine is Drier, Pinot Grigio, or Chardonnay?

What is a dry wine? Which Wine is Drier, Pinot Grigio, or Chardonnay? Good question, but first, we need to discuss what a dry wine is. A dry wine is simply a wine that is not as sweet as a sweet wine. Dry wines often have more complex flavors and less obvious acidity, as well as a slightly higher alcohol …

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Which Red Wine is Lightest: A Help Guide

A Help Guide Isn’t it wonderful how certain wines bring out rich flavors in different foods? One of the first details many wine connoisseurs want to learn is how to distinguish which wines go with which foods. So what should you consider when deciding which red wine is lightest to compliment your dinner? What Makes Wine Light, Anyway? First off, let’s consider …

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Where Did Grapes Originate

Orgins of grapes When you’re taking that first sip of Chardonnay with dinner or deciding between a Bordeaux and a Côtes du Rhône, do you ever think about the history that’s in that little glass? Have you ever asked yourself, “Where did grapes originate?” Hundreds of thousands of steps have had to be taken in order to get this wine …

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