Mary Gorman, has written extensively on wine for the last few years, and her posts are an excellent resource for the wine lover looking to deepen his or her understanding of wine varieties, wine words, and pairings. Welcome to Wine 101. Class is now in session.
A Few Major Wine VarietiesBurgundy • Burgundy Wines: Demystified and Affordable Cabernet Sauvignon (California) • Chilling & Grilling Wines: California Cabernet Sauvignon Champagne and Sparkling Wine • Bubbles Galore! Champagne & Sparkling Wines for Any Holiday Celebration Chianti • Exciting Times for Chianti Wines: Evolved But Still the Heart of Tuscan Wine Dry White Bordeaux • Affordable Dry White Bordeaux Malbec • Delicious and Affordable Malbec Wines from Argentina Moscato • The Exceptional Rise of Moscato Pinot Grigio • What's the Difference Between Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris? Port • Chilled Tawny Port: Refreshing, Relaxing, Different Riesling • Know Your German Riesling Wine Regions: Mosel, Rheingau, & Pfalz Rose • Rose: A Wine for All Seasons Sauvignon Blanc • Great Sauvignon Blanc Wines from Around the World Sherry • Why Sherry Is So Extraordinary
Wine Words• Wine Words: Complexity • Wine Words: Texture • Wine Words: Aromas • Wine Words: Alcohol • Wine Words: Body • Wine Words: Tannin • Wine Words: Acidity • Wine Words: Minerality • Wine Words: Length and Finish • Wine Words: Sweetness • Wine Words: Style • Wine Words: Oak • Wine Words: Balance • Wine Words: Flavor
Wine Pairings• An Italian Wine Dinner Menu • Advice for Pairing Wine with Chocolate • Unlikely Companions? No! 8 Tips for Pairing Wine & Soup Related: How to Taste Wine Like a Professional
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