4 Great Tips For Enjoying Sauternes

Although many people are more familiar with pinot groir and savignon blanc, a sweet wine such as sauternes can be a great alternative. Sauternes is a wine produced using Bordeaux grapes that have been affected by noble rot, and are surprisingly versatile when it comes to pairing. If you're looking to expand your palate, take a look below for some tips on serving and enjoying sauternes. Pairing In the United States, sauternes is often seen as a wine to be paired exclusively with dessert, but this is rarely the case elsewhere; because of it is already viewed as a particularly sweet, sugary wine, the best pairings are with salty or spicy dishes. [Read More]

Four Must-Try Fruit Wines

When most people think of wine, they think of traditional red, white, and rose wines made from grapes. But in areas of the country where apple and cherry orchards are plentiful, other types of fruit wines are made. Here is a look at some of the handcrafted wines that aren't made from grapes. Cherry Wine Great Lakes states Michigan and Wisconsin grow a tremendous amount of cherries, and they don't just use them for baking pies. [Read More]

Wow Guests With Six Wonderful Whiskey Cocktails

Whether you are planning a sit-down dinner for two or a full-fledged affair for fifteen, set up a bar and serve some simply delicious whiskey cocktails. Whiskey is a classic staple of the American bar, and it is found in a range of drinks and beverages, both sweet and savory. Buy your favorite bourbon, rye, or whiskey, and create some delicious drinks that will wow your family and friends. Six whiskey cocktails that your guests will love are: [Read More]

How to Make Sweet Table Wine From Concord Grape Juice

Wine making might seem like a difficult, involved process -- and it certainly can be if you start with grapes and expect to make a nuanced, high-end wine capable of pleasing the most discerning palates. But there are ways to make wine making simpler and more accessible if all you're looking for is a basic, sweet table wine. Read on to learn one method for making sweet table wine from Concord grape juice. [Read More]