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I is for Indigenous Yeast on Winephabet Street

Welcome to our latest installment of #WinephabetStreet brought to you by Dracaena Wines and Kitchen 330. In this series, Debbie Gioquindo and I work our way through the wine world one letter each month. We discuss the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork, unscrew or saber that…

The Science Behind Not Drinking Glass

I love sparkling wine. I enjoy the bubbles. The festivity that it embodies and the joy that ensues. There is something special about sparkling wine. The yeasty flavor and tingling sensation on my tongue makes me a Sparkling fanatic.   This article isn’t about the difference between Champagne and Sparkling. It’s not about how Prosecco differs…

Battle of the Sexes and Marvelous Odoriferous Molecules

I’m sure you have heard of the five “S’s” of wine; See – Swirl – Sniff – Sip – Savor.  Although most people associate ‘sip’ as the most influential aspect of wine tasting, it is actually the ‘sniff’ that is the main sense we use to appreciate wine.   We swirl the wine to release the aromas…