How to Make the Most Ou...

Wine tasting has been around since wine was first produced, though the standards for evaluating wine have become increasingly refined with time. A wine tasting is a gathering during which the guests conduct a sensory evaluation of the offered wines. A general wine tasting will feature...

How to Become a Wine So...

Wine has been in existence since 6000 BC. Egyptians have tomb drawings of harvesting and wine making which is similar to the process we have today. The word ‘sommelier’ is of French origin, particularly Middle French. The word often referred to an official in charge of...

Food Safety Resources

Food safety is a necessary and critical component of good health. How important? With 48 million cases of food-borne illnesses reported annually in the U.S., food safety plays an important role in guarding against the spread of disease and in preventing disease outbreaks. While affecting...

The History of Wine

The first known instances of wine making can be traced back to Georgia as early as 6,000 B.C. Many archaeologists believe that wine making began there, and then spread throughout the world. You can follow the rise of the population and different cultures through the study of wine. From...

Tips on How to Cook wit...

Ever had a few extra bottles of wine lying around at home and wondered what to do with them before they all go bad? Simple: cook with them! Wine is a wonderful ingredient that truly adds a whole new dimension to food, be it savory or sweet. It should certainly not be dismissed as...

The History of Homebrew...

On some days, nothing hits the spot better than an ice-cold beer. While many individuals choose to purchase their alcoholic beverages from grocery or convenience stores, other prefer to take the old-fashioned route, and prepare it from scratch. Homebrewing, which is traditionally defined...

Wine Recipes

Enjoying a glass of wine with dinner or at the end of a long day is not only relaxing, it can provide health benefits as well. Moderate amounts of wine may protect against heart disease. Wine also adds flavor and depth to many dishes, from savory main courses to sweet desserts. As a...

Health Benefits of Wine

Wines are considered as valuable commodities by many. Some people even consider some wines priceless mainly because of the fact that they are influenced by various factors, not just wine-making and agricultural techniques, but also factors like culture and even tradition. The vinification...

Wine of Italy

Italy is one of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world and remains one of the largest exporters of wine in the world today. In fact, only France leads Italy in the amount of wine produced with 4.7 million liters produced in 2009 as opposed to 4.65 liters produced in the same year...

Wine Resource Guide

The history of wine is rich, and is spans out thousands of years. Not only that, but it is closely related to the history of cuisine, agriculture, humanity, and civilization itself. The earliest wine production that archaeologists found suggests that wine production started in Iran and...