What I Learned Today: On Sweetness in Red Wine

In this post, a city slicker with no green thumb, like so many wine writers, tries to describe the process of winemaking, having never done it, which is I guess quite comical.  Here on this lazy Sunday, I’m still thinking about wine.  I took a chance and Tweeted to several winemakers about something that’s been … More What I Learned Today: On Sweetness in Red Wine

Why Bleaching Your Wine Glasses is a Good Idea

I visited a winery recently because it had been mentioned in Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book.  Every winery I’ve visited from that book has turned out well.  Except for this one. The tasting room associate poured me my first glass and immediately I knew something was wrong–instead of smelling of red or black fruit, it … More Why Bleaching Your Wine Glasses is a Good Idea