Meet Black Chardonnay

A nearly forgotten technique for exceptional wines has some producers going back to black. written by Katherine Cole published August 3, 2017 The search for the soul of Chardonnay has been labyrinthine. There have been so many wrong turns. So many dead ends. So many retreats and reorientations. (Remember the 180-degree swing from heavily toasted …

Wine Tasting

Visiting wineries Traveling to wine regions is another way of increasing skill in tasting. Many wine producers in wine regions all over the world offer tastings of their wine. Depending on the country or region, tasting at the winery may incur a small charge to allow the producer to cover costs. It is not considered …

Wine that has been Oaked

Oak and Wine Shared Information from Wikipeda.org Oak is used in winemaking to vary the color, flavor, tannin profile and texture of wine. It can be introduced in the form of a barrel during the fermentation or aging periods, or as free-floating chips or staves added to wine fermented in a vessel like stainless steel. …