Category: Randi Glazer Insurance

All about wine – interview with Randi Glazer

This originally appeared online at thecrazymind.com.  You can read it here.     Randi Glazer, a lifetime Long Islander, has been intrigued by wines for over 10 years. When not tasting wine, Randi Glazer is a professional with many years of experience in domestic and international underwriting for admitted and non-admitted Property, and Inland Marine risks. We have conducted an… Read more →

Personal Wine ‘Bottle of Wits’ wine review

One of my favorite movies of all time is the Princess Bride, directed by Rob Reiner.  The film was released in the United States on September 25, 1987.  The Princess Bride is number 88 on the top 100 funniest movies for the American Film Institute (AFI) and the film is number 50 on Bravo‘s “100 Funniest Movies”.   In 2016, the… Read more →

Wine Heart

Could Drinking Wine Be a New Form of Exercising?

The research center at the University of Alberta in Canada has found that drinking red wine is better than going to the gym. Along with his other colleagues, Jason Dyck, believes that grapes contain a special and complicated factor called resveratrol, which is found to improve bodily functions of the heart, muscles and bones. These functions are also achieved when… Read more →

grapehands

Winery Waste in Napa Valley Becoming More Difficult to Process

Napa Valley produces over 11.3 gallons of wine waste per year without a proper place to dispose of it. Sanitation agencies have estimated that 43,000 gallons of grape skins, leftover wine lees and water wash, bypass local wastewater treatments and are transported to plants in the outskirts of California. One popular process, that is used by the majority of these… Read more →

How wine is made

How is Wine Made?

Wine production and distribution has changed dramatically the last few decades. Although the grape selection and fermentation processes still remain the same, the introduction of new technology has made wine manufacturing easier. The old wine making customs are now easier to manipulate and modify in order to produce wine in a more efficient manner, as well as manufacture drink that… Read more →

Wine and cheese

Basic Rules to Successfully Pairing Wine to Food

There are a few rules one can follow in order to pair food and wine so they can enhance each other’s properties and contribute to great meal. The majority of  time, wine and food do not affect one another that much, which is why experimenting a little will make for a fun meal experience and spice up dinner in a… Read more →

Grapes

Learning About the Art of Naming Wines

We have all had those moments when we are in a restaurant and know exactly which wine we want, but the pronunciation of the name alone can discourage people from going forward and ordering it. A recent article in the Chicago Tribune, explains that most Italian wines are named based on three fundamental factors: after the grape itself, the region… Read more →