4 mins

What are Tannins?

If you’ve ever taken a sip of wine and immediately felt dryness in the middle of your tongue, then you’ve had tannins. A naturally derived polyphenol from wood, bark, fruit skins, seeds, leaves, and plants,…..

5 mins

The Difference Between Sparkling Wine and Champagne

Don’t let the bubbles fool you. Although sparkling wine and Champagne both possess a refreshing effervescence and a similar trademark “pop” when uncorked, there are a few main reasons why the two labels display different names.  True…..

4 mins

The 9 Best Value Hotels in Oregon Wine Country

Oregon’s 5,200-square mile Willamette Valley is America’s sixth-largest viticultural area, so there’s a lot of ground to cover for devoted wine lovers. Before you embark on your winery visits, here’s…..

3 mins

The 13 Best Oregon Pinot Noirs

Today, more than 600 Oregon wineries in 18 designated wine-growing areas regularly produce award-winning red wines. Wine enthusiast Madeline Puckett at Wine Folly describes Oregon red wines as “nuanced, subtle, with high acidity…..

3 mins

The Seven Best Temecula Wine Tours

Why take a wine tour instead of visiting Temecula wineries on your own? During a winery tour, you have the pleasure of traveling in style (limo, cable car, etc.) and a…..

3 mins

Does Wine Expire?

For wine lovers wondering if it’s safe to store their favorite vintage for later use, here’s the good news: Wine Spectator magazine reminds us that “only a small percentage of fine…..

3 mins

The Five Best Temecula Winery Restaurants

In addition to offering a diverse and award-winning range of wines, many wineries in Temecula Wine Country pride themselves on delivering a culinary experience that deftly complements their selected wines……