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How do you keep up to date?


How do you keep up to date with the wine world these days? I’ve found out what works for me although I still suffer from information overload some times. My interests are as follows –

current hot topics such as closures, global warming, harvest expectations and so on
recommendations on wines to try and buy
educational material especially […]

Wine Blogging Wednesday Flickr Group


For all you budding wine photographers the Wine Blogging Wednesday group has set-up a flickr group to highlight your endeavours.
Open to WBW participant bloggers only the group will be a great way to publicise your blog post in addition to forming a nice resource of all the wines reviewed. One photo only per month to […]

Decanting Wine


Do you decant your wine? I’ve long been an advocate of decanting all wines regardless of quality; a little air can often do wonders.
This fun little video from  the chaps and chapesses at Real Meal TV discusses the very subject. It is one of several wine related video clips which include wine and chocolate, chilling […]

Find The Best Wine Deals Online


Vinquire.com, a San Francisco based wine portal, today unveils a free wine search engine enabling users to search for wines at over 3,300 U.S. wineries and retailers.  Vinquire inventories over 500,000 wines and offers users the ability to find virtually any wine at competitive prices.
Unlike other wine search engines, Vinquire displays all wine search results […]

Tag Your Wine With These Hip Charms


A few years ago, wine charms were all the rage.  Heck, they still might be, but I haven’t seen a lot of them lately.  If the wine charm phase was a little too cutesy for you, the folks at Modern Twist have a sleek, hip new charm that may be more your speed.  It slips […]

Heart Wine Stoppers for a Good Cause


Every year, during the month of October, there are a number of pink-hued products that crop up to support breast cancer research.  Being particularly fond of the color pink myself, this is just what I don’t need … more temptation! 
Today’s find comes from the fabulous Red Envelope company — heart wine stoppers. Aren’t they […]