Weekly Wine News Roundup

Week of September 6, 2010


Welcome to the Weekly Wine News Roundup

Each week, we'll be bringing you a collection of interesting and compelling wine content from around the web. 

Included in this week's post you'll find: 

  • 1WineDude's take on wine knowledge
  • A potential new fad: Wine Wipes
  • If wine allergies are fact or fiction
  • How to host a wine tasting at home
  • Martha Stewart's legal woes with Vampire Vineyards

Wine Smarties 2: Received Wisdom (WineCrush/1WineDude)
Published on: September 10, 2010
No one is born knowing the ins-and-outs of wine. While it’s certainly true that some people take to identifying aromas / flavors in beverages and food more easily than others, there is little outside of genetic defects that can prevent anyone from obtaining such knowledge about wine through the mere act of tasting itself...

Published on: September 8, 2010
Drinkers of red wine can either rejoice or cringe at a new product called Wine Wipes. After a swipe across your teeth, these petite wet wipes are supposed to get rid of that deep red film that can stain your pearly whites -- and spoil your looks -- after you've had a couple sips...

Published on: September 9, 2010
I recently met a man who confessed that he was allergic to wine, but not to all wine. Whites and bubbly were completely out of the question, causing a severe respiratory emergency, but reds that were aged for a minimum of five years, (that’s right, five years) seemed to do this gentleman no harm at all...

Published on: September 10, 2010
There are few things classier than a wine tasting party. Your guests sip on a nice Napa Valley red wine and comment on its particular bouquet. In between tastings, they nibble on fancy cheeses and fine breads and discuss the latest news in arts or politics. It’s sounds delightful!...

Published on: September 8, 2010
True grievance or flagrant publicity stunt? Lawyers are revving their engines as domestic diva Martha Stewart is rumored to be sued by Vampire Vineyards for what the gossip rags quote "to disparage and tarnish [Vampire's] wine brands by portraying a mock label of Vampire Vineyards affixed to cheap, non-descript wine and spirits products."...

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