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The Grapevine

Wine, Oysters, and the "R" Months

If you’re a seafood lover this blog post is for you! Before we dive in, I want you to consider a couple questions. Which months do you think are b...

How to Clean a Wine Decanter

I’ve been at this a long time and have had my share of frustrating moments with cleaning my decanters. Over time, I have found this six step approa...

Should You Serve Your Wine at Room Temperature?

Serving temperatures are important in wine. Temperature dictates a great deal about how wines will taste, particularly with red wines. In most mode...

Save Money, Maximize Your Wine Experience with Our New Packages

Are you looking to apply all the amazing lessons we've been learning together? The AWC Shoppe is a great place to find essential items for your kit...

Letting Wine Breathe: How it Works & Why it Matters

What does it mean to let wine breathe? Very simply, letting wine breathe means pouring the wine in a glass or a decanter and allowing the oxygen in...

How to Decant Wine and Why it Actually Matters

Have you ever seen someone in a restaurant pour wine into a decanter and you think, "That’s a little too much show for me!" or "Does it make that m...

Does Red Wine Cause Headaches?

A number of you have asked me to dispel the myth about red wine headaches. This is known in the industry as RWH. As much as I would like to dispel ...

Noble Grapes: The Backbone of the Wine Industry

Chances are you haven't heard the term "noble" being used to describe grapes. No one really knows for sure when the term "Noble Grapes" was first u...

How to Open a Bottle of Wine Properly

Do you feel awkward or uneasy when you have to open a bottle of wine, especially when someone is looking over your shoulder?Well, breathe easy.Tod...

Best Wines for Valentine's Day

Did you know that red wine is the best wine for romance? That’s right, scientists have discovered that certain compounds in red wine actually stim...

How Wine is Made

In the main scheme of things, making wine is not the beginning but more towards the end of the process. Up to this point, starting in the spring, t...

7 Health Benefits of Drinking Wine Daily

Are you a social drinker? How many glasses of wine do you drink per week or per night? Have you ever wondered how your wine consumption may be aff...