New Study Could Prove Effectiveness of Screw Caps | News | News & Features | Wine Spectator

This is an interesting article about wine closures.  Will be watching for results.   As usual, UC Davis does a great job looking at ‘all things wine’ from a scientific perspective.  Every class and/or publication is always top notch.  I’ll be looking to see if the screw caps can provide the necessary slow-term oxidation red wine may need…

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Blind Tasting…Listen to Your Palate?

Here's a tempting teaser for an upcoming article on Blind Tasting Parties.  Keep an eye out for the Summer 2012 edition of Edible Sacramento Magazine. "I love a good wine find, who doesn’t, really?   For me, that means something worth drinking on the spot which doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.  Amongst my peeps, I have a few…

Pouilly Fuisse, Chablis, White Burgundy….aka Chardonnay

Chardonnay is the most popular white wine purchased and consumed in the US today.  We gulp cheap Aussie critter specimens by the metric ton, and we scan by-the-glass menus for reliable California brands.   This varietal is a bit to the general population today what Blue Nun was back in the 1970s.  Light and crisp, readily available, easy to drink, inexpensive to…