• Open Wine Lineup

    There are two important wine related news stories from the last couple of weeks that I wanted to share with you. The first is in regards to new research shared by Laithwaite’s Wine, an online retailer and wine club, who you would think would be in the business of helping consumers buy more wine, not ...
  • 973

    There are number of factors that will result in a bottle of wine going bad, but chief among them is exposure to drastic fluctuations in temperature, particularly spikes in high temperature.  Wine that is exposed to excessive light can be damaged, as well as a lack of, or excessive, humidity.  A lack of humidity can…
  • 595

    We’ve written before about how to identify a bad bottle of wine, and how to work with a restaurant Sommelier, so now let’s look at some general etiquette rules for sending a bad bottle of wine back, which can be a really uncomfortable experience for all involved.  But it really shouldn’t be at all. First…