Entries tagged with “Wine Tasting”

  • June 30, 2015

    Hayward, WI is a prime travel destination in both the summer and the winter. With locally produced foods such as fudge, popcorn, and wine in addition to the fishing, skiing, boating, spas, and shopping, it's not a wonder why this... Continue Reading...

  • December 9, 2014

    Although I am from the Midwest, I had the opportunity to spend two years on the East Coast, specifically in the state of New Jersey. We moved to the area in the winter and having no social connections or knowledge... Continue Reading...

  • December 18, 2014

    Old York Cellars is one of our favorite places to visit in New Jersey. Nestled on 25 acres of preserved farm land, Old York Cellars makes for the perfect spot to escape the dense population of most New Jersey cities and... Continue Reading...

  • December 8, 2014

    Pronunciation: pee noh nwahr Pairs With: Salmon, tuna, duck, lamb, & mild or creamy cheeses

  • November 18, 2014

    You may or may not have heard someone mention the "Big Eight" of wine tasting. Simply put, the "Big Eight" refers to the top eight most popular and influential wine varietals out there. The "Big Eight" includes four reds and... Continue Reading...

  • November 20, 2014

    Next time you pour yourself a glass of wine, follow the Five S's of wine tasting: See - Swirl - Smell - Sip - Savour

  • November 26, 2014

    Wine tastings are a great way to get together with friends and discuss wine. We are actually looking forward to January this year since it will be our first wine tasting club meeting. If you are hosting a wine party,... Continue Reading...

  • December 31, 2014

    Definition: Wines over 13.5% alcohol are considered full-bodied. They are higher in alcohol and viscosity therefore producing rich and complex flavors on one's palate. How to recognize a full-bodied wine: Full-bodied wines are typically darker in color and ranging from red... Continue Reading...

  • December 17, 2014

    Definition: Wines under 12.5% alcohol are considered light-bodied. Lower alcohol means lower ​​viscosity​ leaving a crisp and refreshing feeling on one's palate. How to recognize a light-bodied wine: Wine will leave a watery feeling on one's palate. When swirled, a light-bodied... Continue Reading...

  • December 24, 2014

    Definition: Wines between 12.5-13.5% alcohol are considered medium-bodied. How to recognize a medium-bodied wine: Wine will leave a texture similar to that of 1% milk, not too watery like skim milk but not too thick like whole milk. When swirled, a... Continue Reading...

  • December 16, 2014

    Winter wine tastings can be a great way to beat the winter blues. Many wineries are still open in the winter here in Minnesota and are far less busy than the summer making the experience all that more enjoyable. We... Continue Reading...