Archive for January, 2013

Matching Wine with a Main Meal

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Many choose a wine by the style they feel like drinking, rather than the meal they are going to be eating with it. The type of food you eat with wine impacts the flavours you taste from the wine, as well as the flavours you taste from the food. If you choose the right wine to go with the meal, it can enhance the flavours greatly. Here's our guide on Read The Post [...]

When A Boring Brew Just Won’t Do It

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
By Tracey England Sometimes, you just know that a mug of your boring old English breakfast tea isn't going to make the cut. You want refreshment! Zingy! Excitement! Mouth-watering! Delicious! And it's only 10am so an ice cold beer really wouldn't be appropriate. Well what if your favourite British brew had been reinvented and your morning cuppa Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Guide To $10 Wine – A Pinot Noir Signed Languedoc (France)

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Pinot Noir can make mighty really fine wines. Especially, but not exclusively, French Pinot Noir. So what kind of French Pinot Noir can you buy for $10? We are going to check out a major producer's Languedoc (that's an up and coming wine region from southwestern France) offering. The Patriarche winery has been in the business for some 230 years. If Read The Post [...]

Storing Your Fine Wines

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Whether you're a fine wine collector or just someone who enjoys a glass of wine of an evening, you will need a suitable storage system to store your wines, whether they are collectables or drinkables. If you buy wines to be re-sold at some stage in the future, storing them at a specialist off-site facility may be the right choice. But if you buy with Read The Post [...]

Top Five Fine and Rare Wines

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
You can get a bottle of wine from the supermarket for less than £5, but there are still exclusive wines available from fine wine merchants, and some rare wines fetch hundreds of thousands when sold. Many of the old ones can't be drunk as they've now turned to vinegar, which is a natural process. But some are still drinkable, so if you have the cash, Read The Post [...]

A Very Satisfying Taste Explosion

Monday, January 28th, 2013
By Tracey England Looking out of your office window after a hard working day you discover the snow falling from the sky... winter has well and truly hit. Sometimes you just need a taste of the sunshine to lift your spirits, so why not treat yourself to a refreshing glass of Californian wine; the perfect way to bring the sunshine back into your life Read The Post [...]

Become a Better Cook Using These Smart Ideas

Sunday, January 27th, 2013
By Troy Powers Learning how to cook requires dedication, patience, and a willingness to eat the batches that aren't quite ready for prime time. Learning new techniques for cooking is a life-long learning experience and your education begins here. We've compiled a few tips to help you on your way to cooking success. If you have left over wine in Read The Post [...]

Don’t Settle For Less Than The Very Best In Your Morning Cuppa

Sunday, January 27th, 2013
By Tracey England When doing your weekly shop its natural for habits to creep in, we make decisions based on experience and let's be honest taking chances is a risk in January! With Christmas just out of the way and new year celebrations taking a big hit on our bank balances, its most likely that we will stick with what we know and limit our expenses Read The Post [...]

So Much Choice, Which Tea Is For Me?

Saturday, January 26th, 2013
By Tracey England We've all be there, we get home from work after a long day at work and the first thing we do is put the kettle on. Now ask yourself this; is it habit that sends you to the "English breakfast tea"? Would you enjoy a different, more refreshing and comforting cuppa after a long shift in the office. Maybe you don't know about the Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Near Weekly Guide To $15 Wine – A Spanish Old Vines Garnacha

Friday, January 25th, 2013
Wine designations can be confusing. The Spanish Carinena DO appellation evokes the Carignan grape. But today's offering is based on the higher-quality Garnacha (Grenache) grape. The Bodegas Ignacio Marin winery was founded in Carinena (northeastern Spain) in 1903. Their vineyards are at an average altitude of 600 meters (about 1800 feet). The soils Read The Post [...]