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Chocolate Wine!

Chocolate Wine! 0

Laurita Winery , wine advice 🕔October 25, 2017

Chocolate wine is a thing. We – and you – have known about and enjoyed it for years. So we were a little surprised to see Delish announce that “Chocolate Wine Is Here”. Aldi’s 2017 wine advent calendar has opened

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More Wine Myths… Busted!

More Wine Myths… Busted! 0

Laurita Winery , wine advice , wine pairing 🕔October 12, 2017

We told you how wine expert Daniel Johnnes and his team are challenging common wine myths, via the NY Times. Through a five-course meal with carefully selected wines, they successfully debunked five commonly accepted wine myths. At Daniel, the sommeliers,

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Wine Myths… Busted!

Wine Myths… Busted! 0

Laurita Winery , wine advice , wine pairing 🕔October 12, 2017

Remember that show…? The one with the experts who would take common myths and, well, bust them? Now wine expert Daniel Johnnes and his team are challenging common wine myths, via the NY Times. At Daniel, the sommeliers, with an

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We Found Uses For Your Undrinkable Wine!

We Found Uses For Your Undrinkable Wine! 0

Laurita Winery , Recipes , wine advice 🕔October 11, 2017

Brace yourselves, because this is difficult to accept… Some wine is undrinkable. We know, we know. But it’s true. Sometimes if you don’t finish a bottle of wine (again, say what?!?) it becomes undrinkable. When wine is exposed to oxygen,

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Why You Should Decant Your Wine

Why You Should Decant Your Wine 0

Laurita Winery , wine advice 🕔September 19, 2017

We’ve talked before about decanting wine, and whether you should bother. (You should.) If you’re unfamiliar, it’s nothing to be intimidated by. The word decant simply means to pour something from one container to another. That’s all. It doesn’t even

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Learn to Speak Wine With Confidence!

Learn to Speak Wine With Confidence! 0

Laurita Winery , wine advice 🕔August 28, 2017

You know you like wine. You’re reading a wine blog, after all. And you undoubtedly know some wines you like. You’ve probably run across a few you don’t like as well. The challenge with wine is in developing the vocabulary

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Better Wine in the Summer Time!

Better Wine in the Summer Time! 0

Laurita Winery , wine advice 🕔July 31, 2017

We’ve been there. You’ve been there. It’s almost time for the picnic (or the barbecue, or the block party, or your favorite show), so you pop open that bottle of wine! Only… it’s bad. It happens. And not just from

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A Different Perspective on Pairing

A Different Perspective on Pairing 0

Laurita Winery , wine advice , wine humor , wine pairing 🕔July 10, 2017

There are a lot of rules for pairing wine. Red with meats and sauces, white with fish. Tannins complement this and acids clash with that. Sweet wine for the one thing and dry win for the other. A lot of

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How to Order Wine You’ll Actually Like!

How to Order Wine You’ll Actually Like! 0

Laurita Winery , wine advice 🕔June 23, 2017

Ordering wine can be an intimidating experience. Especially if you’re handed an expansive wine list with offerings you’ve never heard of. Fortunately, the Washington Post offers some DOs and DON’Ts to help you order a glass of wine you’ll actually

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Ice, Ice, Baby!

Ice, Ice, Baby! 1

Laurita Winery , wine advice , Wine Weirdness 🕔June 16, 2017

Summer weather is finally here! And what’s better in summer than a frosty, cold beverage with ice cubes clinking in your glass? Unless, of course, you’re drinking wine. If you’re the kind of person who puts ice in your wine,

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