11 Interesting Wine Facts
Given it is one of the oldest beverages known to man there are so many interesting and different facts about wine. Some are very well known facts but here we will uncover some of the lesser known, but still interesting, facts about wine.
1. Wine Used For Medicinal Purposes Since Ancient Times
Records as far back as Hippocrates, an ancient Greek physician, show that he always included wine as a cure when writing out his prescriptions. Right up until today research still shows that wine, particularly red wine, has many health benefits.
2. Wine is Almost a Guilt Free Beverage
Wine contains zero fat and no cholesterol. Wine is lower in carbohydrates than beer and dry wine is lower in carbohydrates and calories than sweet wine. So if you are watching your waistline choose a dry red or white wine.
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What causes them and how to help prevent them
Christmas is near… the party season is upon us… the celebrations are beginning to take place… but no one wants the dreaded wine hangover…
Read on to find out what may cause wine headaches as well as some tips to help avoid them this festive season.
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Simple Tips for Pairing Wine with Food
There are many articles written about how to pair wine with food…. so what makes this article any different?
I don’t know about you but often after I read those articles, I am even more confused about which wine goes well with which food, then I was before I started reading. So here it is …. the most simple article for pairing wine with food. Print it out… keep it on your fridge… and you will never have to wonder again which wine goes with tonights dinner.
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School is in!
Think of this page as a Wine Dictionary for all the important wine terms.
‘Wine Speak’ can seem like a language of it’s own but once you get the hang of it and find a few words that work for you, we can all have better conversations about wine 🙂
So let’s get to class and start learning some of these wine terms that will help you understand why you like a certain wine or not. Plus, you will also become better at remembering the wines and styles of wine you prefer to taste, drink and buy.
Acidic: All wine has a certain amount of acidic which makes a wine feel fresh and gives it a lift. Too much acidic makes a wine taste sour and feel sharp and not enough will make a wine flat.
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How to Taste Wine Like a Professional
Ok, so reading this article won’t really make you a professional wine taster but it will definitely get you started.
People have been tasting and judging the quality of different wines for thousands of years. Professional wine tasters have been making money from tasting and judging wines for more than 100 years. So what does it take to be a professional wine taster?
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