Have you ever wondered why grapes are used to make wine? Why not strawberries or blackberries? At least, why not more of those types of wine? I had this same question recently, so I decided to do a little research. Here’s what I’ve found:
To keep it simple grapes have the perfect balance of tannins, sugars, and acids to create Continue reading
I’d heard the terms old world wine and new world wine many times before I actually knew what it meant. Was one a medieval way of making wine? Is one just a fancy new technique? Not exactly. Let’s get into it.
The difference between old world wine and new world wine is pretty much just where Continue reading
Ah, Germany. A Land of beer, pretzels, and wurst. While I love beer and pretzels, (wurst not so much unless it’s a vegan version) I’m not here today to talk about any of those things. Instead, I want to talk about German wine. The regions, what they make, and some important things to know about these incredible wines.
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Germany has some incredible wines and is a country that I feel doesn’t get enough credit. Continue reading
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When you think about wine you probably don’t think about Texas grapes. Out of the US wine producers, states like California, Oregon or Washington are going to pop into your head, with good reason. And while those states have amazing wine, I want to talk about Continue reading