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

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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 »

Can you reuse wine bottle corks when making homemade wine?

Wine bottle corks should not be reused when making homemade wine. Previously used corks have a much higher chance of being cracked or slightly damaged, which can cause the wine to seep through the ... Read More »

Can I drink a bottle of white wine after ingesting a litre of red wine, or will it make me really sick?

Yes --- drinking 2 bottles of any wine (within a few hours or so) will either make you sick, or very very sleepy and maybe both.