For those of you who like to preserve labels (the actual label and not just a photo of it), here's a good way to remove them. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Turn it off. Put the empty bottle in for a few minutes until it gets really hot. Wearing serious oven mitts, carefully remove the bottle, lift a corner of the label with a fingernail or a knife and peel right off.

How to Remove Wine Labels for Collecting. Collecting wine labels has become an increasingly popular hobby, especially amongst those who appreciate a good drop. This article provides some information on how to best remove and protect the.

For your reading pleasure, an article on when to decant. Says the author, "By decanting a wine, you’re basically giving an initial swirl to the entire bottle at once. This can help wake the wine up, it can shock the wine into closing down, and it can cause a wine to go through phases of both.”

Ask a Somm: When Should I Decant Wine?

What does “wine structure” even mean? Structure essentially refers to the major elements that can be assessed when tasting a wine: #acidity, #sweetness, #body, #alcohol, and #tannin. http://bit.ly/2hUOBQK #wine #winetasting

Wine Is Not About Flavor, It's About Structure

People think that wine is about flavor, but did you know that this is a category error? The secret to finding out what wine you love is structure

How to cut your wine budget without sacrificing quality. One piece of advice here: "Look for affordable varietals. These are usually grapes indigenous to certain areas that tend to be hearty vines." We're proud to offer some of those little-known varietals. Take our Charbono or our French Colombard, for instance.

Something to wine about: How to cut your wine budget without sacrificing quality

Appeal to consumers' concrete motives for more sustainable consumption

Whites and rosés left in direct sunlight or florescent refrigeration cases can become lightstruck, which usually leaves the wine with a slightly skunky or matchstick smell. One basic rule is to keep all wine bottles out of sunlight. #wine #winetasting #winewednesday #winelovers #winetasting #winebottles

It is truly amazing the things we throw away every day. Many of these simple items we think of as garbage can be used in clever ways to s.

Ever wonder what "sculpted" wine means? It has to do with the skilled hand with which the wine was formed and the fact that the wine has structure that's appealing and well-defined. Our winemaker Nikolai Stez is doing it here. http://bit.ly/2obr81d

Ever wonder what "sculpted" wine means? It has to do with the skilled hand with which the wine was formed and the fact that the wine has structure that's appealing and well-defined. Our winemaker Nikolai Stez is doing it here. http://bit.ly/2obr81d

Here’s how to recognize some of the most common #wine flaws and understand how they’re affecting your wines, for better or for worse.

A Beginner’s Guide to Wine Faults and Flaws

Here’s how to recognize some of the most common #wine flaws and understand how they’re affecting your wines, for better or for worse.

The CORKCICLE chills white wine quickly. You freeze the gel ice, pour out a little #wine, and stick in the spout. It begins chilling down the wine immediately, from top to bottom, and keeps it icy for up to an hour without watering it down.

Corkcicle Chill and Pour

The CORKCICLE chills white wine quickly. You freeze the gel ice, pour out a little and stick in the spout. It begins chilling down the wine immediately, from top to bottom, and keeps it icy for up to an hour without watering it down.

How to make wine from all kinds of flowers (including sunflowers): http://bit.ly/2vJa08F.

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How does #oak really affect #wine? #winemaking #barrels

How Does Oak Really Affect Wine?

What makes Chardonnay crisp over creamy? How do tannic reds evolve in barrel? From the effects of French versus American oak, here& what you need to know.

"My position," says Esther Mobley, "has always been that the only wine gadget you could ever possibly need is a decanter, and the only preservation agent a cork." Do you agree or do you have a gadget you'd never want to do without? And at this time of year, they're fun, aren't they? http://bit.ly/2h52aeX #wine #gadgetgiving2016 #thursdaythoughts

Vertical Rabbit Corkscrew (Candy Apple Red) - Worth every penny! Opens a wine bottle in 3 seconds flat.

Why you may get #wine #headaches and a few suggestions for alleviating them.

How to prevent a wine headache

It's not the sulfites and it's not the color, but alcohol content and additives in mass-produced brands could be culprits.

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