Bennett J Kireker

A different sip: Exploring strawberry wine

When people think of wine, they think about grapes. May it be red, white, or something else, grape wine has defined people’s tastes. But there are other nice fruit alternatives for making wine. Exploring strawberry wine Just like other kinds of wine, strawberry wine is fermented strawberry juice. It is sweet, and is usually made… Continue reading A different sip: Exploring strawberry wine

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Better With Age? Dissecting The Truth Behind a Wine Truism

As the old saying goes, “wine tastes better with age.” This old proverb is a truism that owes its existence to the array of fine wines that take several years to reach full flavor, and has become a byword for graceful aging. Poetic as this statement may be, it is also ultimately incorrect, at least… Continue reading Better With Age? Dissecting The Truth Behind a Wine Truism

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Underscoring The Importance Of Blind Taste Testing In Wine Judgment

An assortment of flavors can be detected from many kinds of wine, and many different varieties would have a distinct flavor profile associated with it. For the newbie, the words used to describe wine flavors may sound inexplicable and odd. After all, why would wines be described as having the flavor notes of blueberries or… Continue reading Underscoring The Importance Of Blind Taste Testing In Wine Judgment

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Wine Culture: The Types Of Glasses And Their Uses

Wine is a drink of people with refinement and substance. As there are thousands of wine varieties, there are also many kinds of glasses that are used to contain them. Image source: winefolly.com A fair reminder to go by is that there are specific wine glasses that suit different kinds of wine. I have personally… Continue reading Wine Culture: The Types Of Glasses And Their Uses