Tag Archives: benefits of stainless steel wine barrels

Blended White Wines are Booming

As you browsed your favorite grocery store or wine retailer over the last year, you may have noticed more white Bordeaux and Italian whites. These blended white wines aren’t taking over, per se, Bordeaux whites still only represent about 9% of production, but their sales have been steadily climbing and winemakers have taken notice. Medium, […] Read More »

It’s Thanksgiving: Thank Goodness for Wine

Thanksgiving is a time for enjoying a good glass of wine. It is also a time for dining with friends and family and being expected to bring a dish or item to share. That being said, it is no surprise that a bottle of wine (or three) is a go-to when asked to contribute to […] Read More »

Spooky & Sweet Wine Pairings

We’ve written about wine and food pairings from time to time, but not like this. October is upon us and with Halloween on the horizon, it’s time to talk Halloween candy and wine pairings. Yup. If you want to indulge in Halloween candy this season, don’t let your adulthood hold you back. Instead, dress up […] Read More »

Oaking Beyond the Barrel

It’s no wonder that oak barrels have a long history in winemaking; oak emparts a rich flavor onto wines, a flavor that, for some palates, is synonymous with wine itself. However, since stainless steel wine barrels and other containers have risen in popularity, oaked wine hasn’t gone anywhere. That’s because there are plenty of ways […] Read More »