storage guide for wine collectors

The Ultimate Storage Guide for Wine Collectors: How and Where to Store Your Wine Collection

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -Domaine de la Romanee Conti  -Krug -Chateau Lafite-Rothschild  Wine storage isn’t a one-size-fits-all process. A collector who owns a handful of aged wines will have different storage needs than a collector who owns 5,000 ultra-rare vintages. This storage guide for wine collectors will teach you how to analyze your coll...
Best Wine Gifts for Mother's Day

The Best Wine Gifts for Mother’s Day: Find Your Champagne Now, Before Bottles Sell Out

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -1995 Veuve Cliquot La Grande Dame -2002 Bollinger Extra Brut -2004 Moet & Chandon Dom Perignon Rosé -2000 Krug -2013 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon -2005 Raveneau -1996 Chateau d’Yquem -2013 Gaja Barbaresco -2007 Nicolas Catena Zapata -2014 Peay Chardonnay  If you’re stumped on Mother’s Day gifts this year, f...
what temperature should red wine be served at

What Temperature Should Red Wine Be Served At? Become an Expert on Chilling Red Wine

By Molly Rubinstein MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -2012 Lucien Le Moine – Mazis Chambertin -1999 Elio Altare – Langhe Vigna Larigi -2012 Pietradolce – Etna Rosso Archineri -2008 Williams Selyem – Pinot Noir Weir Vineyard -2013 Aubert – Pinot Noir UV Vineyard  It is a balmy summer’s night. The cicadas are chirping and dinner has just been se...
Shape of the wine glass affect the taste of the wine

Does the Shape of the Wine Glass Affect the Taste of the Wine?

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: Blandy’s Malmsey Madeira Louis Roederer Cristal Rosé Bouchard Pere et Fils Domaine de la Romanee Conti Chateau Angelus Years ago, I brought my favorite bottle of Blandy’s Madeira to my family’s annual Christmas dinner party. I asked my sister to get our mom’s Port glasses out of the bar cabinet, but she returned...
Open a Wine Bottle Without Breaking the Cork

How Do I Open a Wine Bottle Without Breaking the Cork?

  MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -Tenuta Marchesi Antinori  -Sine Qua Non  -Domaine de la Romanee Conti   The first time I opened a stunning bottle of 30-year-old Antinori Solaia the cork crumbled inside. Fortunately, I was able to salvage the wine, but it was a terrifying few moments. No one told me that older wines often have fragile corks that...