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Comparing Napa vs Bordeaux CS

Comparing Napa vs Bordeaux CS
https://winefolly.com/episode/napa-vs-bordeaux-cabernet-sauvignon-video/ Comparing Napa vs Bordeaux Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon still ranks as number one in terms of acreage grown around the world. It makes up about ~750,000 vineyard acres (that’s ...

6 Wine Glasses To Rule Them All

6 Wine Glasses To Rule Them All
https://winefolly.com/tutorial/6-wine-glasses-rule-them-all/ Just like coffee always tastes rounder when served in thick-rimmed diner mugs, wine gets a boost from the serving vessel too. It’s true, matching glassware to your wine does improve the flavor! Six...

Wine with Salmon

Wine with Salmon
Salmon is a rich, oily and flaky fish. The best wine with salmon greatly depends on how the salmon is prepared or what dressing (sauce or seasoning) is used in the dish. First we’ll discuss the nature of pairing a wine directly with a very basic salmon and then of...

Calories in Red Wines

Calories in Red Wines
The yellow box shows the average ABV of most wines. Dry wines are in the left column and sweet wines on the right column (measured at 50 g/L residual sugar–equal to about 2–3 tsp sugar). Keep in mind that some wines have very low alcohol and some are high. ...

Sweet Red Wines

Sweet Red Wines
Most sweet red wines aren’t that well-made which is unfortunate, because they can be amazing. In fact, there are a few wines that will change your entire perception of the style. Here is a shortlist of sweet red wines that deserve any drinker’s radar…...

Junk Food

Junk Food
The nuance of flavor in wine is rarely a match to cuisine as gutsy as junk food. Most wines will end up sulking in the background and ruin the flavor with sourness and bitterness. One could say that wine is a finicky beverage. Fortunately, you can easily make some incre...

Cotton Candy

Cotton Candy
Schiava is kind of like breathing in a bouquet of roses while getting a massage from Strawberry Shortcake. Shockingly, this wine hasn’t been on the radar for years because it’s so feminine, elegant, and light. https://winefolly.com/review/cotton-candy-win...

German Wine Classification

German Wine Classification
To understand German Riesling it’s helpful to know the two primary facets that define this wine: the origin of the wine and the quality/sweetness level. Fortunately, the Germans have done a great job organizing these 2 aspects and even have a labeling system that ...

Lightest to the Strongest

Lightest to the Strongest
It’s a little known fact that the world’s largest wine producer, E. J.Gallo, built their empire off the success of their white wine called Thunderbird. The wine was originally designed to appeal to a young market and has now garnered cult status as a “...

Amarone Wine

Amarone Wine
Amarone wine or as it’s officially named, Amarone della Valpolicella, is one of those wines that you buy and sit on and pray your marriage stays together long enough so that you can drink it on your 20th anniversary. It’s one of those holy-jesus-I-may-now-di...

Acidity in Wine

Acidity in Wine
What is acidity in wine and how does one taste it? Also, how acidic is wine? And, why is acidity important? Answers to these questions and a few more will help you understand this core wine trait. Knowing about acidity will help define what you like as well as understan...

What's in Wine?

What's in Wine?
This question points out the fact that wines are often described as having specific identifiable flavors such as black currant, cherry or vanilla. Let’s find out what’s inside a glass of wine, from the chemical compounds that give wine its unique taste, to t...