Category Archives: Wine Education

Help is Here! Why and When You Should Age Your Wine

Thanks to Morgan Harris and Vivino for allowing readers access to this article!!  What drew me to this was the scientific explanations, his use of foreign terms, and the thoroughness  of his research.  Often I am asked these same questions- “Why … Continue reading

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Simply Italian Great Wines

Knowledge is power…I am a firm believer in that thought. Wine seminars provide just that…information from the wine makers, maps, varietal specifics, food pairings, and of course, the tastings. This held true this past Monday in Chicago at the Simply … Continue reading

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Discovering the Wines of Portugal

Trade events can be exciting, tiring, tasty, overwhelming…but always a fabulous learning experience and a great venue for meeting talented, friendly, winemakers.  The “Wines of Portugal” trade event, held in Chicago at City Winery, was no exception. The afternoon event was … Continue reading

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Riesling Revisited -Thank You Erin Doman

This article on Riesling wine was first posted in August on the site WineCooler Direct.com.  Thank you, Erin Doman!  I love your insightful information, especially the attention you pay to the temperature of wine, makes this a delightful article to read. Too … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wine Industry- Key Players

Countdown to departure for Bordeaux is 2 days… still need to pack and tidy up some household things, then I can relax and let the journey begin. As I  prepare for my visits to the wine châteaux in Bordeaux, I thought it … Continue reading

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Bordeaux- An Iconic Wine Region!

As a “newer” member of the enormous, complex world of wine, gaining knowledge through  hands-on experiences is a great tool. I will be departing in less than 10 days for the truly beautiful, historic, and delicious Bordeaux wine region.  Bordeaux’s … Continue reading

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Wine Vocabulary -Just What Do All These Terms Mean?

Big shout out to Wine Folly for creating this visual, user friendly vocabulary guide to help wine lovers describe what is in their wine glass and what the terms really mean. Check out @WineFolly’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/WineFolly/status/626094787523948545?s=09 Posted from WordPress for … Continue reading

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