Category: Wine Making

Wine Bottles

Advertising Regulations On Alcoholic Beverages

In the last few years France has taken a strong stance regarding their advertising regulations,  and is holding companies accountable for maintaining complete honesty throughout their campaigns. Alcohol consumption is among the regulated fields in which the encouragement of “excessive and customary” alcohol drinking is prohibited. Non- compliance from companies means thousands of dollars in fines and even prison time.… Read more →


Wine Making In Antarctica

Wine production does not usually come to mind when one thinks of Antarctica. Many wine regions in Argentina and New Zealand are beginning to dry up due to global warming, and are now turning to Antarctica’s boundless landscape as a potential ice wine region.  There is one person in particular who is currently experimenting with the production of wine along… Read more →


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 →


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 →