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How to Plan A Wine Tasting Event at Home

Ah, wine tasting. It’s that one social event that seems very challenging to pull off. You can’t get your mind around many things: the wine to serve, food to match, ambience, guest list, after tasting activities, and a lot more. Some hosts completely black out during the wine tasting event, making the entire evening a disaster. Others simply refuse when asked if they want to host one.

Down with the Snobs — Burying the Myths of Wine Snobbery

Most of us have come across a wine snob at some point, or perhaps even been one at some point. Is the snobbery justified, however? Now you can buy affordable versions of classic wines from brands such as Barefoot Wine, and rose is becoming increasingly popular. It’s time to look at two of the myths perpetrated by wine snobs and see if there’s any truth in them.

Some of the best Wines for under $10 Infographic

Every serious wine drinker has a favorite wine, but for the most part, no two wine drinkers can agree which bottle is the best. People like all different types, and because of the wide selection of wines, its hard to come to a conclusion on which wine reigns supreme above all the rest. However, there is one thing that all winos can agree is a factor: price.

Best Italian Wine Vintage Years to Invest In

Is wine investment the ‘safe bet’ it once was? Wine investment is governed by the laws of very limited supply and increasing demand. By its very nature, there are always going to be limited opportunities for investment in the Bordeaux châteaux and famous Burgundy names and this, combined with the growth in demand in the Far East, means that prices are destined to increase. So are there any additional avenues which the investor can explore?

Crab Cakes + Chardonnay

Delicious crab cakes can be made numerous ways. For the best possible crab cakes out there, little filler should be added. Pure lump crab goes great with a glass of crisp, chilled white wine. Get a bottle of Chardonnay to go with your seafood dinner for a scrumptious meal.