Category: Wine Terms

Best Jewish Wines of Spring

The weather is warming as spring has officially arrived, but that is not the only thing that is changing. Seasonal changes have significant implications for the world of wine, in more ways than one. For starters, anyone who knows anything about wine knows that grapes are temperamental. They’ll also know the subject of the soil, [...]

April 23, 2013 // By : //

The Truth About Wine and Age

Much is made of the age of wines, but laymen and amateur wine collectors often do not understand the specific requirements to allow wine to age correctly. Kosher wine is a complicated combination of patient distillation and natural maturation. Knowing exactly how to influence those factors is what makes the best winemakers and it keeps [...]

January 30, 2013 // By : //

Choosing Wines For Thanksgiving Dinner

When it comes to wine pairings this Thanksgiving there are no hard fast rules really. While many folks favor dry white wines with their turkey dinner with all the trimmings, some have begun to make the case red wines at the Thanksgiving table. The reason that red wines work against conventional wisdom is that, for [...]

November 21, 2012 // By : //

What Is A Wine's Terroir?

Much is made of the origin of a certain bottle of wine. For some there is a clear bias for the wines of the French or Italians, for other the origin of the grapes is all that matters, while others see value in wines who’s origins and that of their grapes are from a wide [...]

November 15, 2012 // By : //

White Wines You Should Know Part I

Some time ago we examined a few wines of the red variety that you should know about, e.g. Pinot Noir, Shiraz, and Merlot.  In this blog post we will discuss a few of the white wines you might be interested in if you are just starting out drinking wine.

October 17, 2012 // By : // No Comments

Wine Parlance You Need to Know Part I

The first time you hear people talk about wine intelligently, it might feel as if they are talking about how to perform surgery, at least based on what you can understand of the conversation.

September 24, 2012 // By : // 1 Comment