Racking Wine

Racking Wine

Racking Wine is a Timing Game

Racking wine is one of the most essential parts of making stellar wine. Generally, you will need to rack the wine at least two times and in some cases, you may need to rack it as many as four times. Making sure that you rack in a timely fashion will ensure the wine is properly clarified as well as prevent off-flavors. [Read More…]

Wine & Cupcake with Te `sTees

Wine & Cupcake with Te `sTees

It’s National Cupcake Day!

Holidays are right upon us, which means lots of cooking & eating, so for National Cupcake day we felt it was fitting (Although our belts might not fit after today) to spend a day with Shante Norwood of Te `sTees Cupcakes and do a little wine & cupcake pairing! [Read More…]

Sangria Summer Nights

Sangria Summer Nights

What is Sangria?

For years now a staple to my summertime diet has been to have a glass or two of sangria while sitting out on my patio on those warm summer evenings with friends. Sangria is a wine-based punch that originates from Portugal and Spain. The word “sangria” is derived from the Spanish word “sangre” which means blood. Sangria is usually made from red wine, sliced citrus fruit, sugar, and a spirit such as brandy or triple sec. [Read More…]

The Joys Of White Wine

The Joys Of White Wine

Red wines have been very popular lately, thanks to medical reports about their antioxidant and heart-protecting properties. It’s true that red wines are amazing, but that doesn’t mean the other less noticed kinds of wine are bad. White wines are in fact divine, when it comes to their subtle aroma and taste it’s more than the senses with a right amount of sweetness and delicately combined with mild sources. [Read More…]