• coravin featured

    I have been wanting a Coravin ever since I first heard about it six months ago. Some friends of mine were promoting wine and mentioned that they would occasionally do special events at Costco to sell these units, mostly during the holidays. “You could Coravin it,” they told me, after I expressed out loud my ...
  • 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 ...
  • 1253

    Wine collecting today reminds me of what baseball card collecting felt like when I was a kid. There’s a pride, a euphoria of holding that prized card or bottle, and knowing that it’s yours, in your possession. You know there are others out there, but maybe not too many and your friend or neighbor certainly ...
  • 2087

    Creating a perfect wine storage area involves a number of big decisions: if it’s a dedicated wine room is it going to be passive or climate controlled through a cooling unit?  If you decide not to spend the resources to create a dedicated area, you might start looking at a wine fridge, which is what ...
  • 639

    I was looking for an effective yet inexpensive device to read the temperature and humidity for my Artevino II EuroCave.  My main goal was to gain the ability to assess the temperature at different levels within the EuroCave, as well as keep an eye on the humidity.  In the instruction booklet for the EuroCave, it ...