Ever felt awkward when ordering wine at a restaurant? Ever walked into a wine store and had no idea where to begin, what to buy or how much to pay?
Ever looked at a European wine label and wondered what’s in there? Then Wine-Flair.com is just for you. It’s all about wine education and appreciation, written in plain language.
Sparkling wine is viewed all too often as a luxury, a “wedding wine,” or something to be saved for a special occasion. What’s wrong with Friday night? Or after work on Tuesday? After all, sparkling wine, including Champagne, is just “still” wine, (literally) that has just been fermented twice. And
The world of Italian wine might be more complex and mystifying to most Americans than any other wine region, including France or Spain. Yet it’s only been the last 25 years or so that Italian wines have really taken off here, due in large part to a couple things—one, a
There’s a chill in the air and it’s probably time for many if not most people to break out some reds. But maybe one last bottle of Rose will go down nicely, sitting on the deck after a football game this weekend. Just got a bottle of Banfi’s Centine (Chen-teen-eh)
German wines carry an “A.P. number,” which can give you a lot of information if you’re so inclined to parse the number and do the research. Frankly, I’m not. But if you must know, the AP number is like an Internet IP address, but with five sets of numbers rather than
People ask me all the time about screwcaps on wine. Now, most people don’t think much about the science of wine; they just want to know one thing: can a bottle of wine with a screwcap be any good? Simple answer? Yep. Lots of really good wines today are closed
I built this website to help you de-mystify the world of wine, so that you can try new stuff at your local retailer, or order confidently in a restaurant. And this little article should also give you some gumption when you attend your first, or 20th, wine tasting. So –