All Stories

Basic Tips on Various Wine Etiquette’s

We can achieve satisfying tasting experiences with proper wine etiquette. In fine dining moments, ordinary wine drinking is not enough. There are standards that many wine drinkers use, these are formalities that they use during wine tasting parties and many other events.

Here are some basic tips that you can apply:

1. Generally, in choosing a wine from a wine list of a restaurant, you have to consider the taste of the dishes that you order with the wine. You can buy by the glass if your food orders are variable to generalize with one wine.

2. You can avail of the suggestions and advices of sommeliers and waiters regarding your choices. It will be more beneficial if you make specific questions.

3. If you have picked your wine already, the waiter will get your selection and present it. He will verify if it is the correct wine by showing the label forward. He will then remove the cork and place it on the table. As part of proper etiquette, he doesn’t have to smell the cork nor touch it.

4. If you are a host in an evening party at a restaurant, it is your duty to make sure that all your guests feel comfortable. It is also your responsibility to make sure that your wines are not spoiled. You may do the sampling discreetly.

5. At wineries, white wines are tasted first, seconded by the red wines, and then the sweet wines. Using correct wine etiquette, it’s not necessary to finish each glass. You may cleanse your palate between each glass with cracker and water.

6. Lastly, it is important to serve wine in spotless glasses. When you decant wines, it is beneficial to ensure your reason for doing so. You may do it to expose your wine to oxygen or remove some sediments.

With those basic tips, you will be ready to join social gatherings without hesitations.

Here are 3 affordable Shiraz wines that are perfect for social gatherings:

Heartland Spice Trader 2012 Shiraz- This is a very dark, juicy and delicious red wine. A burst of intense fruit greets the palate with blueberries, blackberries and currants. These powerful fruit notes can engulf the uninitiated waves of spice that can be discovered by seasoned flavor explorers.

Katnook Founders Block 2011 Shiraz- This wine offers terrific value from the heart of Coonawarra. It is laden with raspberry, plum fruits with pepper and spice overtones, its gentle oak flavours of sweet vanilla add complexity and depth.

Kirrihill 2012 Shiraz- There are rich fine-grained tannins that support the palate and beautifully balanced acidity of this wine. Soft integrated French and American oak linger in the background. It is a bright and vibrant wine with many layers.

Garcinia Cambogia – The Fat Burning Wonder

In recent years, Garcinia Cambogia has become the topic of many conversations about weight loss and it’s ability to assist humans with the shedding of unwanted body fat. There have been a number of studies done to prove that this fruit will in fact help with losing weight, when it is taken regular and in sufficient quantities. Here are some of the things that it seems that Garcinia Cambogia can do for you. Remember that for this to be effective, that it must be taken regularly, not just sporadically.

The first and most often, this is associated with causing fat to burn from the body. Studies by Queens University in Canada showed that Garcinia Cambogia will start to speed up your metabolism and fat burning capabilities by about 300% when you take it regularly. I the research seems to show that the best results can be obtained in woman over 40, because their metabolism has slowed down, and by getting the metabolism going better, it will assist them in weight loss.

The next thing that this supplement seems to do, is to help cleanse the body of impurities. This is done by adding Antioxidants to the body. We all know and have heard for quite a while the benefits of extra antioxidants and how beneficial they are for us.

Digestive health and cardiovascular health are also promoted as extra benefits from using products that contain Garcinia Cambogia. All of us tend to want to eat too much. therefore, the best digestive health benefit, may just be the ability to act as an appetite suppressant. When we do not have the constant urge to eat, or if well feel full sooner, then calorie intake is much more easily limited. These two benefits are very good additions to the list, and are always great for anyone to try to add to their list of things to do if they want to prolong a healthy vibrant life.

Now add to the list a boost in energy! As we go older especially, the energy level drops off considerably. Finding products that will boost our energy level becomes more and more important. Even younger people can benefit in the extra energy from a product like this. This energy boost is above and beyond the natural increase in energy that you will feel from less weight, antioxidant body cleansing, better cardiovascular health, and better digestive health.

The benefits of a pumpkin shaped fruit from Indonesia are many. They can easily and affordably be obtained.

The best news about Garcinia Cambogia is that it can be found in a product that most everyone drinks every day! A very high percentage of people drink coffee everyday. Javita Burn and Control Coffee is infused with highly concentrated Garcinia Cambogia. This combination, makes getting significant dosages of Garcinia Cambogia very practical, easy, and affordable.

Why Are Oliva Pope’s Wine Glasses So Big?

First of all, Kerry Washington’s character, Olivia Pope on the hit television show Scandal, is an amazing woman who knows how to get the job done. We’ve been anxiously awaiting the return of the 3rd season and boy was it a HOT return!

So, why does Olivia Pope always use the biggest wine glasses ever!? It all depends on the type of wine you are enjoying. Ms. Pope must be drinking a Bordeaux or even a Burgundy or Merlot. Wines with high tannins, such as the robust red wines, need larger glasses that allow more air to come in contact with the wine. By allowing wine to mix and mingle with air, the aromas will open up, the flavor profile will soften and mellow out a bit and the overall flavor characteristics will improve. This is why some people choose to “aerate” their reds. Aerating is to supply with air or expose to the circulation of air. There are special tools that wine enthusiast use in order to aerate, although my father in law always says you don’t need those fancy tools to aerate! He suggests holding the bottle about 8-10 inches above the glass, and with a sturdy hand, slowly pouring the wine right into the middle of the wine glass. This motion does a great job of separating the wine and making those cool little aeration bubbles. Exactly what you’d get from one of those fancy tools.

Conversely, glasses best used to enjoy white wine have a more narrow rim to protect the wine from coming in contact with too much oxygen. Having a narrower opening decreases the exposed surface area, ultimately keeping white wine chilled longer. (Tip: White wines should be chilled before serving, not freezing cold, but chilled. Red wine can also be slightly chilled, but is best at room temperature – Red wine is not very good when freezing cold). Another great tool, besides an ice cube, are the new wine chillers that look like a long stick of ice that you stick into your wine bottle.

Some wine critics believe that the taste profile of the wine will change depending on what type of glass you’re using. I agree for the most part, it makes me cringe when I see someone drinking wine out a plastic cup! However, I think if you’re drinking out of any glass, you will enjoy your wine!

Cheers to you!

Page 1 of 20123451020Last ยป
© 2014 Food n' Drinks. All rights reserved.
Powered by WordPress