Wine is basically fermented grape juice. While wine grapes have yeast on the skins, winemakers usually add more yeast to the crushed grapes, and the yeast converts the sugar in the juice (brix) into alcohol. Sounds pretty simple, right? Apparently not, because I’ve tasted a lot of bad wine! Winemaking is a science. A lot … More Some Wine Basics
I love red wine! I love the nose, the flavors, the layered complexities, the way it tastes on your front, mid and back palette. So where did this love of wine come from? I didn’t grow up around wine or alcohol of any kind. I don’t think I had my first sip of wine until … More Welcome to my new blog!