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How to Pick the Right Wine for Japanese Food

How to Pick the Right Wine for Japanese Food

With its purity of flavour, Japanese food can be one of the easiest of the Asian cuisines to match with wine, particularly if you’re having sushi. The Japanese often drink sake with it, and for me the best match is the wine that is closest to sake stylistically: fino or manzanilla sherry, which have a […]

How to Store Wine

How to Store Wine

When it comes to eating at home, buying the right wine in the first place is only part of achieving vinous nirvana; you need to treat your new purchase right if you’re to get the most out of it. OK, if you’re planning to drink a wine within a week of purchase, then short of […]

How to Determine Food that Is Perfect for White Wine

How to Determine Food that Is Perfect for White Wine

Imagine yourself working frantically to meet a deadline for the day and using up the last of your energy. One great way to relax is to listen to soft music while enjoying a glass of white wine and hardy dinner to match. Perfect! However, you will enjoy white wine more if you combine it with […]

How to Serve Wine

How to Serve Wine

Wine! A romantic drink with your loved one’s! Hence you must know how to serve it. Serving wine is not just about opening the bottle and pouring in a glass and having it. It’s just an art. Here is the step by step procedure of serving wine. Procedure: a.            Choosing and storing Wine: Choose wine […]

How to Buy a Wine as a Gift

How to Buy a Wine as a Gift

Gifting success depends not so much on spending a fortune as getting a wine that will suit the people you’re buying it for. For instance, while a wine buff isn’t likely to be impressed with a £4 bottle of easy-drinking plonk, there’s absolutely no point in buying cru classe Bordeaux for someone who only ever […]

How to Navigate the Wine List

How to Navigate the Wine List

It’s perhaps not surprising that so many people find ordering wine in a restaurant a somewhat intimidating experience. But fortunately the nightmare scenario of giant, incomprehensible wine list and snooty waiter happens less and less. Besides, if you follow the suggestions below you’ll stack the odds in your favour. Ask the waiter Far from being […]

How to Order Wine in a French Restaurant

How to Order Wine in a French Restaurant

The French have a good claim to being the nation that gave great food to the world — and the same could be said when it comes to food and wine matching. The point about classic French food — unlike, say. Thai cuisine — is that because it’s usually a fairly simple mix of ingredients, […]

How to Pick the Right Wine for Friday Night

How to Pick the Right Wine for Friday Night

Friday night is the waiting room on the journey to the weekend. What you want is a wine that is in tune with your euphoria at having two whole days off, and isn’t going to look at you reproachfully if you slug it back without really concentrating. All of this means simple and pleasurable rather […]

How to Enjoy Wine in Seattle

How to Enjoy Wine in Seattle

A trip to Seattle, Washington, is an excellent means to cater to the tourist in you. With a lot of ground to cover, you need not limit yourself to the vast expanse of hills and mountaintops, grasslands and waterways. You can also you troop to the metropolis and discover more of what the urban side […]

How to Develop your Taste in Wine

How to Develop your Taste in Wine

There is only one hard and fast rule that should govern all your wine consumption: Drink what you like. Don’t worry about “red wine with meat, white with fish (or white meat)” and all the snooty sommeliers who snort with disdain when you order otherwise. Sure, there are plenty of guidelines to help you pair […]