Month: July 2013

You can always cut down on food…

Corkquiz.com recently ran a sobering (probably the wrong word) piece about calories and wine.  Have to say we were surprised to learn that ounce for ounce wine contains more calories than most of the beverages we drink, including BEER!  In fact a 5 oz glass of Kendall Jackson Chardonnay, according to their research, contains more […]

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Cold Wine in the Summertime

Hopefully you have armed yourself with plenty of white wine, rosés and sparklers to last you through the summertime.  Getting the stuff cold in a hurry (under 10 minutes) can be a challenge, so we wanted to share with you a few ways to speed up the process.  And you may be surprised by what […]

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5 Things you should know about sulfites in wine

How many times have you heard someone say they can’t drink red wine because the sulfites give them headaches?  While we all know that headaches and alcohol sometimes go hand in hand, the problem most likely isn’t sulfites.  A few facts about this much maligned substance: 1.   Some people are allergic to sulfites, but they […]

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