Category Archive: Red Wine

5 Ways for Modern Couples to Take Date Night to the Next Level

(BPT) – Romance is much more than a simple card on Valentine’s Day. Amid the hectic schedules and chaos of everyday life, romantics across the country are looking for ways to spice up that intimate evening with someone special. Since crowded restaurants and cold temperatures are a sure-fire way to kill the mood, a celebration …

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Wine Tasting – Top 4 Winter Wines

With the cold weather arriving in just a few months, you need to think about what wines will become a part of your daily rotation. Winter dinners are usually filled with hearty foods to keep the body and soul warm. Therefore, you need big, hearty, red wines to go along with the big, hearty foods …

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Mastering the Red Wine Reduction

Red wine is a classic element in many delicious recipes. But, there is no better way to use red wine in cooking than with the traditional red wine reduction sauce. Once you’ve mastered this sauce, you’ll find many ways to use it. The most traditional use for red wine reduction sauce is for steak or …

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Choosing a Sweet Red Wine

When shopping for red wines, you’ll notice that there are a lot more dry red wines than red wines that are sweet. But, if you’re a sweet wine lover, you can find some red wines that will suit your palate. The sweetest red wines are ports. These wines are fortified (usually with brandy) and have …

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Polenta Rounds With Stilton Pate Paired With Cabernet Sauvignon

Polenta, a native dish of Friuli, Italy, is a wonderful ingredient to utilize for hors d’oeuvres and appetizers. It’s simply cornmeal that’s made into porridge or mash. But when boiled, polenta may be left to set, then baked, grilled or fried. Polenta is a fabulous base ingredient that can be partnered with a variety of …

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Choosing Red Wine Glasses

Novice wine drinkers may be a bit confused when it comes to buying wine glasses. There are big glasses and small ones, those with stems and those without. Red wine glasses are larger than white wine glasses. This is not because you drink a larger portion of red wine than white wine. Whether you’re drinking …

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Red Wine & Food Pairing

There are so many kinds of red wines to choose from. Grapes that are suited to making red wines come in many varieties, so there are great ones for every palate. In fact, there are so many varieties, that people often find themselves overwhelmed in choosing. Red wine is also one of the best wines …

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Good Red Wines to Serve with Beef

Red wine and red meat are a classic combination. Even the most novice wine drinkers usually know that you pair white wine with fish and chicken and red wine with beef. But, the choices in red wine are so vast, it can still be hard to narrow down the right red wine to serve with …

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Take an American Tour on How to Make Red Wine

Novice wine enthusiasts are usually quick to tell you that they have much to learn, and many are very curious not only about tasting wine, but in learning how to make wine. An interest in learning how to make wine doesn’t necessarily indicate that you ever plan to make any yourself, but rather that you …

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What is Red Wine?

The study of wine has become a popular hobby for many people. As wine has gained popularity in the US, and as the US has become a major wine producing region, people are clamoring to learn all they can. It’s important to start with the basics and understand the differences between red wine and white …

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