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Why you should own a wine cooler bucket

Do you own a wine cooler bucket? Not many people do, but we think it’s almost essential for any serious wine lover! Maybe you’ve seen wine cooler buckets in bars and restaurants, and they seem pretty useful there. That’s all well and good for a busy establishment serving lots of wine and other beverages to […]

12 Wine puns to use at your next dinner party

The world of wine can be a serious business. In fact, it can be too serious sometimes. Between observing the colour, admiring the aromas, sipping, swirling and spitting, to mention just a few, it’s easy to forget that we drink wine for pleasure – for fun! Too many dinner parties and wine tastings can be […]

How unique is a champagne fountain?

A champagne fountain appears similar to a water fountain. It’s appealing and beautiful to watch as champagne spills from one tier to another. As a result, a champagne fountain has often been used in parties, clubs, and weddings to entertain guests. Serving champagne from a champagne fountain is an easy task. All you have to […]

Do blueberry wines offer sumptuous health benefits?

Description of a Blueberry wine Blueberry wine is made from blueberries. The latter are tiny fruits that grow in Africa, Canada and United States of America just to name a few. The skin and flesh of the plant are altogether fermented for some time to obtain blueberry wine. This wine has been embraced and often […]

Oak barrel ageing in wine: What you need to know

If you were to imagine what a wine cellar looks like, what picture comes into your mind? Dusty old bottles? Sure. Big tanks, maybe of concrete or steel? Of course. One image that everybody has, and very few really understand, is that of the oak barrel. What is the oak barrel for, where does it […]

Should you make wine with a seedless grape vine?

We know that wine comes from grapes. We are familiar with many of the most common grape varieties, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. There are many, many more grape varieties that are used in wine. For the most part, these grapes belong to the species vitis vinifera.

Do wine gums really taste like wine?

They may be called wine gums, but they don’t contain a drop of alcohol. Although, we did read one news story about a teenager who was told he couldn’t buy wine gums in a discount store because the cashier mistakenly thought he needed to be over the legal drinking age to purchase them.