Tips For Throwing A Perfect Wine Tasting Party

If you enjoy wine and your friends enjoy wine, a casual wine tasting can be a great way to enjoy wine together and test each others palates. You can hold blind tastings if you really want to test your skills and the skills of your friends, or you can just get together and try out the different types of wines that you and your friends enjoy. Many formal wine tastings do not allow you to swallow the wine. The tasting is simply to get the taste, smell the bouquet and enjoy the overall experience of the wine. At your casual tasting you can feel free to allow your guests to drink the wine, but there may be sobriety issues if …

History of Napa Wine

History of Napa Wine: “Napa” means a land of plenty. This part of world is full of rivers, migrating birds especially waterfowls and the valley of greeneries with plenty of wildcats, elk, black bear and grizzlies. But the most precious asset of this valley is the winegrapes.The early visitors like George Calvert found the valley’s wine grape productivity skill. He took the initiative to harvest wine grapes in this valley in 1836.The other main pioneers of this project were John patchett the first person to plant vineyard commercially along with Hamilton Walker Crabb,who researched with over 400 species of grape. The wine grape revolution was further carried by Charles Krug who started the winery business in 1861 and according to …

Annual Paso Robles Wine Events

Are you looking to travel to Paso Robles, California? If so, it was likely the local wineries that drew you in. The area is home to some of the best wineries in the State of California. Although you can visit the Paso Robles wineries any time of the year, there are a number of benefits to attending a scheduled wine event, especially one that is large in size. As for what Paso Robles wine events you may find scheduled, please continue reading on for a few examples. The Paso Robles Wine Festival In the third weekend of May, you will find the Paso Robles Wine Festival. If there was ever a time to visit the area, this is it. According …

Wine Gifts – Elegant, Thoughtful & Elite

Wine gifts are considered as one of the best gifts for men. They come in a variety of tastes, vintages, colors, wrappings, baskets, labels, corkscrews, stoppers, etc. Many types of wines are available in the market and a variety of vintage wines are sent as gifts. Sending a wine gift is considered elegant and reflects upon the thoughtfulness of the sender of the gift. Wine gifts have become a symbol of elite gifting and hence are on the rise. Generally four types of vintage wines are considered best for gifting for anniversaries, birthdays, diamond weddings, retirements and other special occasions. They are Madeira, Armagnac, Sauterne and Port. Madeira is a fortified wine. It has a long history, it was used …