Month: August 2016

Oak

Oak is a major component in the creation of wine. Its uses range from being just a storage container, through to adding specific characteristics to the finished product. The smaller the vessel, the greater amount of oak influence due to more surface area compared to the volume of wine within. Various forms are used including … Continue reading…

Wine with food

Much of the time when we enjoy a glass or two of wine, it is with a meal. How then, do we know which wines work with which foods? The first rule is that if you like it, then it works. What I hope to do is give you some ideas that make it work … Continue reading…