How do I open a bottle of wine that has a cork that won't budge?

Answer DON'T SMASH THE TOP OFF!Seriously, its dangerous and you'll waste the wine if you get it wrong! =OWarm the top of the bottle up with warm water and try again, if unsuccessful push the cork into the... Read More »

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Does a wine that cost $ 50 make it any better then a wine for $5 a bottle?

In general, YES.It has to do with how the grape is grown and how the wine is made. Price of the wine (from the winery's recommended price) is not a matter of how rare it is or good it taste; it i... Read More »

Is Italian wine that comes in a round bottle inside a basket good or bad wine?

I love Italian wine, especially Chianti. Some of my favorites come in a basket, called a fiasco, bottle.Opici and Mellini are very good. I haven't had the Bell'Agio in a long time, but I remember... Read More »

How to Extract a Sunken Cork from a Wine Bottle?

This article will describe how to retrieve a cork sunken into an empty wine bottle, using only a plastic bag.

When someone comes to your house for dinner and brings a bottle of wine, do you open their bottle or yours?

The assumption is that a brought wine is a gift for the hostess/host. The host usually selects a wine to pair with the menu plan. Therefore you open your bottle of wine. I usually handle the situat... Read More »