Miguel Garza owner of Vinum Populi offers Wine Tasting Tip # 4 - How to properly open a bottle Of Wine.
Polish off a bottle of wine with friends and then impress them with this party trick.
Gary Vaynerchuk is a bit of an internet celebrity. He is famous because he guides you through the complex ritual of wine buying and wine tasting, without any pretense.
Picking grapes for wine is the first step a wine maker must do to make delicious wine. The timing is crucial for picking grapes with the correct sugar content since this is so important in making the wine.
The type and size of glass that you use when tasting a wine can absolutely enhance the flavor and aroma of your wine. In this video they test a wine in the Taste of Purple Vino 2 glass and find out if it does indeed improve the flavor of wine.
Older wines benefit from being decanted because when you bring oxygen to your wine it helps to bring out the flavor. Notice the choices available when choosing a decanter as you watch this how to video.
The use of an auto siphon makes transferring beer or wine much easier from one fermenter to another. Watch this how to video and learn how easy it is to use.
Watch this short video showing the use of an Italian double ratchet press to extract juice from grapes.
Wine tastes wonderful when it's at its peak, but if you don't store it in the right place, wine quickly turns bitter. To discover all about propper wine storage solutions, Meghan Carter visited Wine Cellar Innovations. The tips she picked up will keep your wine tasting like it should.
Don't know what to do with all those extra pumpkins in your back yard or do you want to try a new type of wine? Then try this homemade pumpkin mead recipe.
Watch this how to video and learn an even cheaper way to make wine. All you need is fruit juice, sugar, and wine yeast.
Watch this how to video to learn how to put those ripe strawberries to good use. Make a delicious strawberry wine with them.
Watch this how to video to learn how to make a star apple wine at home. A star apple is a star shaped tropical fruit that can be used to flavor a delicious wine.
If you don't know where to stash all that wine you've been making, then watch this how to video to learn how to make a DIY secret wine cellar in your house.
What happens after the wine has fermented in the primary for a week or so? It needs racking to the secondary, watch this how to video to learn how.
Watch this quick video to learn how to make grape wine using Cabernet Sauvignon.
Want to make your own wine? Have you been making beer and thinking about stepping outside the square a little. This video takes you through the simplest and inexpensive way to make wine at home.
Here is a simple tutorial on how to make your very own cheap wine.
Learn how to make your own wine from the comfort of your own garage!
Tony Spinelli Sr., of Seymour, Connecticut, an expert at making homemade wine from store bought grape juice, shows and explains how to do it yourself. Tip: use Manishevitz grape juice for best results. May also buy pre-pressed vineyard juices for authentic Cabernets, etc.
Learn how to make your own homemade winery by converting a frozen concord grape juice to a beautiful red homemade wine. Have fun. Please do not make more than a gallon at a time & sip it slowly.
Making wine and party punch very easy and cheap. Best, it will get you drunk. You need water, juice, a balloon, a jug and some yeast.
Watch this quick demonstration and learn how to cork a homemade bottle of wine.
This video provides tips for mead makers and gives some great ideas for different flavors.
Dipping your home brewed mead bottles in hot wax gives it a great look and in particular they make them very attractive as Christmas gifts. Enjoy the ancient art of mead making!
Watch this video series to learn how to make your own honey wine, known as mead. Mead is a fermented alcoholic beverage made of honey, water, and yeast. Check out other videos on how to cork the bottles and tips on making different flavored meads.
When it comes to powerful punches, sangria—which takes its name from the Spanish word for "blood"—packs a truly wicked wallop. But don't take our word for it; mix up a batch and let the fiesta begin.
Jennifer Frank is a former Sommelier and wine writer and currently co-owns California Wine Merchants, the first and only wine store in New York City specializing in California wines. Jennifer shows us how to decant a bottle of wine.
Playboy mixologist, Lindsey Vuolo shows how to make the perfect Sangria.
Ever wondered which wine goes well with beef stew? This video will show you what to look out for when choosing wine to go with beef bourgignon, a rich and delicious French-style stew. Choose wine for beef bourguignon.
You can use a double action or winged corkscrew but American master sommelier Tim Gaiser recommends a "waiter's friend" corkscrew so called because of its universal use by, you guessed it, waiters. In this video, Gaiser demonstrates how to open a bottle of wine using this tool. Open a bottle of wine with a "waiter's friend".
Adams Holland with Echo restaurant in Fresno today is with Jerri Banks a New York based, beverage designer, one of the worlds most famous. Jerri loves using grapes in wine. For this drink she also uses several other fresh ingredients, fresh lemon thyme and Cardamon pods. She crushes the grapes and the other ingredients, adds some simple syrup and some sliced lemon to the white wine. Jerri likes to add a few grapes as a garnish. It makes a delicious drink.
Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 4 wines scored 90 points by Parker, Spectator, Wine Enthusiast etc. and are under $20: 2005 Trevor Jones Virgin Chardonnay, 2003 Silverado Merlot, 2005 Zabrin Atteca and 2005 Marquis Philips Sarah’s Blend.
Learn more about the wine making process, watch this step-by-step video series on how wine is made and all the detail and love that must go into it. Santé!
There's just one wine reviewed in this video but if you like Bordeaux, then you'll want to check it out and see what Gary thinks of 2001 Chateau Lascombes.
Gary tackles oaky, over the top Chardonnay’s. Watch today and see how Gary reviews these three Chards: 2004 Ramey Hudson Chardonnay , 2004 Robert Young Alexander Valley Chardonnay , and 2003 Newton Unfiltered Chardonnay. He also gives a great overview of choosing wine glasses to use.
This video is a solid episode of happiness and Pinot Noir and Bordeaux. Check it out as Gary tastes and describes these wines for you: 2004 Vitae Chianti Colli Senesi, 2003 Mahoney Las Brisas Pinot Noir, 2002 Pieve Del Vescovo Lucciaio, 2003 Chat Haut Gardere, and 2003 La Cueva Del Contador.
Sometimes you want a wine that's perfect for drinking on a school night (weekday) without being too overpowering or too dehydrating! Gary tastes some wines he think may be perfect for the mid-week palate: Kris Pinot Grigio, 2003 Pieve Del Vescovo Piovano, 2004 Mano A Mano, 2004 Rocky Creek Zinfandel.
Cotes Du Rhone wines are mainly Syrah and Grenache grape blends and in this video Gary tastes a few for you: Perrin Res Red Rhone, 2003 Notre Dame De Cousignac Cotes Du Rhone Hommage Leon Pommier, 2003 Guigal Cotes Du Rhone Red, and 2004 Grand Veneur Cotes Du Rhone Villages Les Champauvins. Check it out and see what you think of these great value wines.
Gary attacks and talks about Canadian Ice wines and Dessert wines. Gary is blown away by the efforts from up North so check it out as he reviews 2004 Henry Of Pelham Late Harvest Vidal, 2004 Henry Of Pelham Riesling Ice Wine, 2004 Cave Springs Ice Wine Riesling, 2004 Jackson-triggs Vidal Ice wine, 2004 Inniskillin Ice Wine Vidal, 2004 Peller Estate Cabernet Franc Ice Wine.