Corks Can Live Long After the Wine Is Gone

Being an ecologically minded consumer just isn’t about the vineyard.  It seems that the wine industry is betting on consumers wanting and appreciating grapes grown in a prescribed manner that allows for designations such as: sustainable, Biodynamic, green, organic or...

Toasting Should Not Be Taken For Granted

My first exposure to the seriousness of “toasting” came from my time in the U.S. Navy.  The protocol and etiquette of toasting is even written in manuals; everything from the hierarchy of what and whom to toast to, when to stand and even how to pass the...

Researchers Finally Found What Makes Old Wine Smell / Wine News

RESEARCHERS FINALLY FOUND WHAT MAKES OLD WINE SMELL Sep 7, 2016(VinePair) – A single enzyme is primarily responsible for making aged wines have that oh-so-enticing old wine smell, according to researchers from the University of Strasbourg in France. The name of the...

Wine images in quartz is a luxury to be enjoyed.

  We have introduced a line of quartz stone products that include coasters, table tops, backsplashes, wall coverings and cheese boards.  These are great branding items for corporate give-aways at conventions and the tabletops work well for lobby areas.  In the...

Wine Blending Is An Art Form: Making a New Wine

  ”Wines are like people; some of us need a lot of love – an advocate that brings out our best in us,” says Richard de los Reyes owner winemaker for Row Eleven Wines and the Riddler.  “That is what wine blending is all about—bringing out the best in individual...

A Wine Tasting and Meeting Space That’s Free For The Asking

Wine can be a great addition for most any occasion. If done correctly, in the right setting, wine can add anticipation for an event, hype interest in most any get-together, and can be fun while building esprit de corps within a group.  But, it can be difficult to find...

Red Wine Component May Combat Lung Diseases

Fans of red wine have a new reason to raise a glass — resveratrol, found in red wine and grapes, has been shown to fight a variety of respiratory diseases, reports a new study. Researchers at Georgia State University found that resveratrol can help control...