Beers for non-beer people

When you love beer, you want to share it. One challenge, though, is that for many people there’s a notion that “beer” is just “fizzy corn water with a touch of alcohol.” The dominance of macro light lager in the marketplace for so long has convinced many people that beer only means one thing, and … [ Read more]

In vino veritas: 24-hour red wine fountain opens in Italy

Eccola qui, solo oggi decine di persone sono venute a visitarla 🙂 Ringraziamo Radio 105 che domenica ha parlato a lungo di noi 😀 www.dorasarchese.it #doraesempre #dorasarchese #nitae #FontanadelVino A photo posted by Dora Sarchese (@dora_sarchese) on Oct 10, 2016 at 11:32pm PDT We hope your passport is up to date because Italy recently inaugurated … [ Read more]

Winemaker Profile: Mike Drash and Josie Boyle of Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery

In the cellar room at Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery, just outside Kasota, Minnesota, there are three A-frame racks full of wine bottles. This is where sparkling wine gets riddled—and no, that doesn’t mean it gets asked trivia questions. Riddling is how the bottle-fermented wine gently loses the dead yeasts that have created its bubbles. … [ Read more]

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This just in: red wine better for you than grape juice

Red wine is better for you than grape juice, says New York Times health blogger Karen Weintraub. That’s due to the fermentation process involved in making wine, which changes the makeup of the juice. Plus, the skin of the grape, which is loaded with healthful antioxidants, is more likely to be used in the winemaking process. … [ Read more]