What Does a Cork Tell You


Wine Expert Stephanie Caraway discusses what a cork can reveal about a bottle of wine

Tasting Wine: Swirl, Stare, Sniff


You’ve seen the moves—the Swirl, the Stare, the Sniff. Perhaps you’ve even performed them yourself. But do you really know why you’re swirling your wine or what you’re looking for when you hold your glass up to the light? Don’t worry! If you still have some lingering doubts, we won’t tell anyone, and we’ll even…

A Reflection on Color


If we eat first with our eyes, why not drink first, too? Most of the time whether a wine is red or white is about as far as one gets when considering its color. However, taking a closer look at a wine’s coloring can tell you more about it than you might think. A few…